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Sir

Definition of sir:

part of speech: noun

Word of respect used in addressing a man; title of a knight or baronet.

part of speech: noun

A word of respect used in addressing a man: the title of a knight or baronet.

part of speech: noun

The title of respect prefixed to the Christian name of a baronet or knight: sir, a term of respect in addressing a man without using his name.

Usage examples for sir:

  • D'ye know it, Sir "The Comedies of Terence", Publius Terentius Afer.
  • " He's a very fine gentleman indeed, sir said Jimmie. "IT and Other Stories", Gouverneur Morris.
  • You know how she was to you, sir "The Case and The Girl", Randall Parrish.
  • Go on home, sir "Georgina of the Rainbows", Annie Fellows Johnston.

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