- a combining form meaning “a person expert in or renowned for” something specified by the initial element (often used derisively): schlockmeister; opinionmeister; dealmeister.
Origin of -meister
From the German word Meister master
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Examples from the Web for meister
Meister, like Shoji, is a designer who consistently dresses plus-size stars.Octavia Spencer: Nominated for ‘The Help’ and Star of the Red Carpet
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Meister, Meister, your beard is beginning to tremble already!
Meister Peter had allowed some of them to store their property with him.
If the petition has already gone, I must see Meister Gottlieb.In The Fire Of The Forge, Complete
New England churches have not that air of nestling comfort which seemed to Meister Eckhart so sweet a symbol.The Debatable Land
Frulein Gaul tells a characteristic story about the "Meister," as we call Liszt.Music-Study in Germany
- a person who excels at a particular activityspinmeister; horror-meister
C20: from German Meister master
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