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Then a neighbor, Mr Smith, had a dairy cow and an couple bulls. He showed me how to bluff a bull.
Jim Fowler

Meaning of "Mr" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD MR

Abbreviation of mister.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF MR

Mr  [ˈmɪstə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Mr is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Mr.

Mister, usually written in its abbreviated form Mr., is a commonly used English honorific for men. The title derived from master, as the equivalent female titles, Mrs, Miss, and Ms, all derived from the archaic mistress. The title master was retained and used for boys and young men, but is now less commonly used. The plural form is Misters, or the abbreviation Messrs. or Messrs /ˈmɛsərz/. This is an English abbreviation of the French "messieurs", sometimes pronounced /ˈmɛsərz/ in English.

Definition of Mr in the English dictionary

The first definition of Mr in the dictionary is a title used before a man's name or names or before some office that he holds. Other definition of Mr is a title used in addressing a warrant officer, officer cadet, or junior naval officer. Mr is also a title placed before the surname of a surgeon.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MR


administer
ədˈmɪnɪstə
blister
ˈblɪstə
demister
diːˈmɪstə
forester
ˈfɒrɪstə
lamister
ˈlæmɪstə
lister
ˈlɪstə
manchester
ˈmæntʃɪstə
minister
ˈmɪnɪstə
mister
ˈmɪstə
oyster
ˈɔɪstə
palmister
ˈpɑːmɪstə
register
ˈrɛdʒɪstə
Rochester
ˈrɒtʃɪstə
sister
ˈsɪstə
thermistor
θɜːˈmɪstə
transistor
trænˈzɪstə
turista
tʊˈrɪstə
twister
ˈtwɪstə
vista
ˈvɪstə
winchester
ˈwɪntʃɪstə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MR

Mr Big
Mr Right
MRA
MRBM
MRC
MRCA
MRCP
MRCS
MRCVS
MRE
MRI
MRIA
mridang
MRM
mRNA
MRP
Mrs
Mrs Grundy
Mrs Mop

Synonyms and antonyms of Mr in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Mr» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MR

Find out the translation of Mr to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Mr from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Mr» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

先生
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Sr.
570 millions of speakers

English

Mr
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

श्री
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الْسَّيِد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

господин
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Sr.
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জনাব
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

M.
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Encik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Herr
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

男性の名字の前に付ける敬称
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

...씨
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pak
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Ông
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

திரு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

श्री
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Bay
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

signor
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Pan
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

містер
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

domn
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Κος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Mnr
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

herr
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

herr
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Mr

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MR»

The term «Mr» is very widely used and occupies the 1.221 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MR» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Mr» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Mr» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Mr

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10 QUOTES WITH «MR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Mr.
1
Cecelia Ahern
It's not about finding Mr Right, or that sort of conventional ending, but I do want my characters to have hope - and that's what I do with all my stories.
2
Conrad Black
Although his personality is generally quite agreeable, Mr Murdoch has no loyalty to anyone or anything except his company.
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Louise Brown
When dad told me Mr Steptoe had passed away, I broke down.
4
Dizzy Dean
I won twenty-eight games in thirty-five and I couldn't believe my eyes when the Cards sent me a contract with a cut in salary. Mr Rickey said I deserved a cut because I didn't win thirty games.
5
Kool Moe Dee
I remember when it was just the three Emcees and then Flash put Mr Ness down.
6
Jim Fowler
Then a neighbor, Mr Smith, had a dairy cow and an couple bulls. He showed me how to bluff a bull.
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King George V
Is it possible that my people live in such awful conditions? I tell you, Mr Wheatley, that if I had to live in conditions like that I would be a revolutionary myself.
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Chuck Hagel
Well, Mr Obama inherited probably the biggest inventory of problems, certainly foreign policy problems, than any American president ever has. I think the entire inventory of problems that he inherited is probably as big overall as any president, certainly since Franklin Roosevelt and maybe, in some cases, worse.
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Roy Jenkins
I am sure Mr Heath thinks he is honest but I wish he didn't have to have his friends say it so often.
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Paul Keating
I always believed in burning up the government's political capital, not being Mr Safe Guy, you know?

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MR»

Discover the use of Mr in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Mr and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Mr. Boston Official Bartender's Guide
An updated guide to the art of mixology features more than fifteen hundred recipes, including two hundred new drink recipes, that range from classic cocktails to today's trendy new drinks, organized alphabetically and including easy-to ...
Anthony Giglio, Mr. Boston, Jim Meehan, 2008
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Dear Mr. Henshaw
Beverly Cleary's Newbery Medal-winning book explores the thoughts and emotions of a sixth-grade boy, Leigh Botts, in letter form as he writes to his favorite author, Boyd Henshaw.
Beverly Cleary, 2009
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The End of Mr. Y
There she begins to understand all the mysteries surrounding the book, herself, and the universe. Or is it all just a hallucination?
Scarlett Thomas, 2006
4
Mr Nice
This is the true story of Howard Marks.
Howard Marks, 2010
5
Mr. Popper's Penguins (Enhanced Edition)
This ebook features an illustrated biography of Richard and Florence Atwater including rare photos from the authors’ estate, as well as a two videos from Fox Entertainment: a brief documentary on the legacy of Mr. Popper’s Penguins and ...
Richard Atwater, Florence Atwater, Robert Lawson, 2011
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Mr. Was
A teen goes back in time to prevent his mother’s murder in this riveting read—in trade paperback for the first time.
Pete Hautman, 2009
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Shopping, Seduction & Mr Selfridge
His personal life was just as flamboyant, one of mistresses and mansions, racehorses and yachts. In this book Lindy Woodhead tells the extraordinary story of a revolution in shopping and the rise and fall of a retail prince.
Lindy Woodhead, 2010
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Fantastic Mr. Fox
Nobody outfoxes Fantastic Mr. Fox! Someone's been stealing from the three meanest farmers around, and they know the identity of the thief—it's Fantastic Mr. Fox!
Roald Dahl, 2007
9
Mr Tompkins in Paperback
The layman is introduced to modern physics when a personable bank clerk, interested in scientific matters, has fantastic adventures
George Gamow, 1993
10
Carry On, Mr. Bowditch
After finding a way to teach the ship's crew members to understand navigation, Nat, a self-taught mathematician and astronomer in eighteenth-century Salem, Massachusetts, writes down his explanations and compiles them into "The American ...
Jean Lee Latham, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Mr is used in the context of the following news items.
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Humans As Exploits: 'Mr. Robot' Episode 5 Reality Check
The following contains spoilers of the fifth episode of the first season of USA Network's Mr. Robot, which airs at 10pm EST on Wednesdays. «Forbes, Jul 15»
2
Ainslie shops building owner in a bind on Mr Fluffy asbestos in roof
"I'm hoping they will give me some options," Mr Darwin said. "I think it's in the subject of it's too hard to deal with. I would like for that asbestos to ... «The Canberra Times, Jul 15»
3
Arrow Season 4 News: Baron Blitzkrieg, Mr. Terrific, & Anarky Cast
Mr. Terrific is coming to Arrow season 4! Echo Kellum (Ben and Kate) will play Curtis Holt, an employee of Palmer Technologies. Entertainment ... «Den of Geek!, Jul 15»
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MR HOLMES (PG, 104 min) Directed by Bill Condon ½
Something that the famously discreet Holmes would have avoided like a contaminated crime-scene. Mr Holmes gets the hat and the pipe right, ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
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SEC's Mr. Clutch: Pass-catchers
We've looked at some of the SEC's most clutch quarterbacks and runners of 2014 over the previous two days. Today let's search the ESPN ... «ESPN, Jul 15»
6
Berkeley Will Soon Be Home to Mr. India's BBQ
But the owner of Cana Liquors, Kamran Bhatti, is taking advantage of that vacancy: He'll be opening Mr. India's BBQ in the spot later this year. «Westword, Jul 15»
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MR. HARGETT
AUGUSTA | Mr. Stanley Hargett Jr., age 91, of Augusta, died peacefully at his home on Tuesday, July 21, 2015. He was surrounded by his ... «Ledger Independent, Jul 15»
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Mr. Potato Head Is Back: Don Rickles Returns For Toy Story 4
Well we now know comedian Don Rickles will officially reprise his role as Mr. Potato Head in the fourth installment of the Pixar animated film ... «/FILM, Jul 15»
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What happened to MR in Akuressa?
The government is attempting to gain political mileage from the incident which transpired after Mahinda Rajapaksa was caught in the grasp of a ... «Lankaweb, Jul 15»
10
MS MR share a playlist perfect for between the sheets
Electro-alt-pop duo Lizzy Plapinger and Max Hershenow, who record under the moniker MS MR, returned last week with their second album, ... «Entertainment Weekly, Jul 15»

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