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Mr.

[mis-ter]
plural Messrs. [mes-erz] /ˈmɛs ərz/.
  1. mister: a title of respect prefixed to a man's name or position: Mr. Lawson; Mr. President.
  2. 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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Related Words for mr.

boy, guy, father, brother, son, fellow, husband, he, sir, grandfather, gentleman, gent, Mr., beau, papa, swain, spouse, boyfriend, uncle, nephew

Word Origin and History for mr.

Mr.

mid-15c., abbreviation of master (n.); also see mister. Used from 1814 with a following noun or adjective, to denote "the exemplar or embodiment of that quality" (e.g. Mr. Right "the only man a woman wishes to marry," 1826; Mr. Fix-It, 1912; Mr. Big, 1940). The plural Messrs. (1779) is an abbreviation of French messieurs, plural of monsieur, used in English to supply the plural of Mr., which is lacking.

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