(humorous, sometimes offensive) A diminutive appended to a person's name.
Origin of Ster.
From Middle English -ster, -estere, from Old English -estre (“-ster", feminine agent suffix), from Proto-Germanic *-istrijÇ, *-astrijÇ, from Proto-Indo-European *-as-tar- (suffix). Cognate with Old High German -astria, Middle Low German -ester, Dutch -ster.
Middle English from Old English -estre female agent suff
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
ME < OE -estre, orig. a fem. agent suffix
From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
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