noun. ['ˈɛˌskwaɪr'] (Middle Ages) an attendant and shield bearer to a knight; a candidate for knighthood.
- escuyer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
- esquiere (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
Rhymes with Esquire
How do you pronounce esquire?
Pronounce esquire as ˈɛskˌwaɪr.
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noun. a title of respect for a member of the English gentry ranking just below a knight; placed after the name.
- adult male