-ster etymology

English word -ster comes from Middle English -ster

Detailed word origin of -ster

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ster Middle English (enm)
-ster English (eng) (humorous, sometimes, offensive) A diminutive appended to a person's name.. Someone who is, or who is associated with, or who does something specified.

Words with the same origin as -ster

Descendants of -ster
Baxter dumpster huckster huckstress spinster spinstress