Translation of menester in English:


masculine noun

  • 1

    ser menester to be necessary
    • es menester trabajar para vivir one must work in order to live
    • es menester que lo hagamos sin demora we must do it without delay
  • 2formal

    se ganaba la vida en los menesteres más diversos he earned his living from some very diverse activities
    • estaban ocupados en otros menesteres they were busy with other activities / they were otherwise engaged