a combining form meaning “a person expert in or renowned for” something specified by the initial element (often used derisively): schlockmeister; opinionmeister; dealmeister.
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Origin of -meister
From the German word Meister master
Words nearby -meister
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British Dictionary definitions for -meister
/ (ˈmaɪstə) /
n combining form
a person who excels at a particular activityspinmeister; horror-meister
Word Origin for -meister
C20: from German Meister master
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