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- n. Title conferred on an adult male.
- n. A device that makes or sprays mist.
- n. Someone's business or function; an occupation, employment, trade.
- n. A kind, type of.
- n. Need (of something).
- n. Necessity; the necessary time.
- v. To be necessary; to matter.
The word mister, as a prefix, or the word esquire, as a suffix, seemed a superfluity.
The word mister sounded sharply, yet not unpleasingly, to my ear: it was the first time I had been so designated or so dignified.
Princess, Captain Falk's unwarrantable insult to Davie Paine -- it seems incongruous to call him "mister" -- was to play its part later in events that as yet were only gathering way.
"No, not 'mister' -- just 'Jan,'" he answered, adopting her pronunciation.
He’s the only trustee I called mister, but just because he was formal didn’t mean he wasn’t human.
I'm not able to get through right away so I take a breath and call the mister and do my best to let him know that I still have all my digits but there is a lot of blurd and I want to be sure so can he come home and gimme a ride?
The mister was a tanker with the 3/64 at Conn, but he spent a lot of time at Ledward working in the post office.
The mister was an Italian cloth merchant living in Bruges, in what is now Belgium.
Another tool I used tonight is called a mister: put in your own olive oil and spray -- all to use less oil.
He explains, "There is a double play on the word mister - it says 'we are not that formal'