-ster

aff. a suffix used in forming nouns, often derogatory, referring esp. to occupation, habit, or association:
gamester; songster; trickster[/ex]
Etymology: ME; OE -estre, c. MD -ster, MLG -(e)ster

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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