Ister definition

  • noun:
    • A termination of several English words through the Latin, representing a comparative formation perhaps not believed in English usage. Examples tend to be minister, sinister, etc.
    • A suffix, a variant of -ist, occurring in chorister, palmister, sophister, along with other terms today obsolete, as alchemister. It may exist additionally in English formation barrister.

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