paster

[ pey-ster ]
/ ˈpeɪ stər /

noun

a slip of paper gummed on the back, to be pasted on or over something, as over a name on a ballot.
a person or thing that pastes.

Origin of paster

First recorded in 1730–40; paste + -er1

Definition for paster (2 of 2)

Origin of past

1250–1300; Middle English; variant spelling of passed, past participle of pass

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH past

passed past paste
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British Dictionary definitions for paster

Word Origin for past

C14: from passed, past participle of pass

usage for past

The past participle of pass is sometimes wrongly spelt past: the time for recriminations has passed (not past)
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Idioms and Phrases with paster

past

In addition to the idioms beginning with past

  • past master
  • past one's prime

also see:

  • live in (the past)
  • not put something past someone
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