[ mis-ter ]
/ ˈmɪs tər /

plural Messrs. [mes-erz] /ˈmɛs ərz/.

mister: a title of respect prefixed to a man's name or position: Mr. Lawson; Mr. President.
a title prefixed to a mock surname that is used to represent possession of a particular attribute, identity, etc., especially in an idealized or excessive way: Mr. Democrat; Mr. Perfect; Mr. Macho.

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[ mes-erz ]
/ ˈmɛs ərz /

plural of Mr. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for messrs


/ (ˈmɛsəz) /


the plural of Mr

Word Origin for Messrs

C18: abbreviation from French messieurs
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