Ster meaning

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One that is associated with, participates in, makes, or does.

Songster.

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One that is.

Youngster.

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Sterling.
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A person who is, does, or creates (something specified)

Oldster, punster; rhymester, trickster.

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A person associated with (something specified)

Gangster.

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Someone who is, or who is associated with, or who does something specified.
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(humorous, sometimes offensive) A diminutive appended to a person's name.
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Origin of ster

  • ME < OE -estre, orig. a fem. agent suffix

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Middle English from Old English -estre female agent suff

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • 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.

    From Wiktionary