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 History of this Word

"ster" is from "estre" (agent) spoken by people in England during 450-1100 A.D.

Notes

In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

More words with this suffix,
songster
rhymester
barrister
gangster

Words related to this meaning

grammar is modifier

"-ster" is a type of suffix

Definition

A word ending that indicates associated with. Created by people to expand meaning of words. Can be added to the end of many words.

Examples of how the word is used

-ster illustration It only takes a few minutes to teach a youngster by running your hand down the leg which is the cue to pick up the hoof.
-ster illustration The jokester has been playing practical jokes for quite some time.