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[mis-ter] /ˈmɪs tər/
plural Messrs.
[mes-erz] /ˈmɛs ərz/ (Show IPA)
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. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Mr. Stone aided in the establishment of several manufactories at this point.

  • If you get any honest enjoyment out of Mr. Ames, I'll get him up here often.

    Still Jim Honor Willsie Morrow
  • Mr. Bentham turned over some papers which lay upon the table before him.

    The Avenger E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • "Go to my irrigation engineer, Mr. Ames," replied Jim shortly.

    Still Jim Honor Willsie Morrow
  • "The moment we begin business in the morning," went on Mr. Pendergast.

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