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1. esquire

noun. ['ˈɛˌskwaɪr'] (Middle Ages) an attendant and shield bearer to a knight; a candidate for knighthood.

Synonyms

  • attendant
  • attender

Antonyms

  • inedible
  • underbid
  • outbid

Etymology

  • escuyer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • esquiere (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Esquire

  • goldwire
  • haywire
  • izaguirre
  • newswire

How do you pronounce esquire?

Pronounce esquire as ˈɛskˌwaɪr.

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2. Esquire

noun. a title of respect for a member of the English gentry ranking just below a knight; placed after the name.

Synonyms

  • man
  • adult male

Antonyms

  • female
  • juvenile
  • draftee
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