Origin of meisterGer, master
Meister is defined as master in German and is a slang word that is defined as a person skilled in something specific.
An example of a meister is a dog-meister, someone with great skill with dogs.
Slang a person involved or skilled in a (specified) thing or activity: usually in compounds: schlockmeister
One who is renowned for, has expertise in, or is a connoisseur of: schlockmeister; spinmeister.
Origin of -meisterGerman from Meister master ; see Meistersinger .
- A person of great skill or authority in a particular field
From German Meister (“master", "champion")
- Bach, Meister Eckhart der Vater der deutschen Speculation (1864); C. Ullmann, Reformatoren vor der Reformation (1842); W.
- Each gild numbered various classes of members, ranging from beginners, or Schiller (corresponding to trade-apprentices), and Schulfreunde (who were equivalent to Gesellen or journeymen), to Meister, a Meister being a poet who was not merely able to write new verses to existing melodies but had himself invented a new melody.
- Meister, " Dorier and Achaer" in Abh.
- Meister (1873), with short but useful introduction and index of Latinity; see also G.
- Meister, Lucius and Bruning).