- 1a title that comes before a man's family name, or before his first and family names together Mr. Brown Mr. John Brown Mr. and Mrs. Brown
- 2a title used to address a man in some official positions Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Mr. President
- 3(informal) (humorous) used before a description as a humorous name for a man with that quality Jack is known as Mr. Sensitive because he cries a lot. see also mister Idioms
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the most important man in a group, especially the leader of a group of criminals
Mr. Big (informal)jump to other results
a man, especially a politician, who is considered to be very honest and good The scandal destroyed his image as Mr. Clean.
Mr. Clean (informal)jump to other results
a way of describing a man who is very honest and thinks about the wishes and feelings of other people I was tired of helping other people. From now on it was no more Mr. Nice Guy (= I would stop being pleasant and kind).
Mr. Nice Guy (informal)jump to other results
the man who would be the right husband for a particular woman I'm not getting married in a hurry—I'm waiting for Mr. Right to come along.
Mr. Right (informal)jump to other results