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1. sir

noun. ['ˈsɝː'] term of address for a man.

Synonyms

  • adult male

Antonyms

  • female
  • juvenile

Etymology

  • sir (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sire (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Sir

  • entrepreneur
  • restauranteur
  • restaurateur
  • transfer
  • saboteur
  • redifer
  • francoeur
  • connoisseur
  • reoccur
  • ramseur
  • prefer
  • monsieur
  • lefleur
  • lafleur
  • defleur
  • credeur
  • confer
  • concur
  • refer
  • recur
  • oclair
  • o'clair
  • mcgirr
  • mccur
  • liqueur
  • inter
  • infer
  • incur
  • esquer
  • dufur

How do you pronounce sir?

Pronounce sir as sər.

US - How to pronounce sir in American English

UK - How to pronounce sir in British English

Example sentences of the word sir


1. Verb, base form
Whatever the reason is, Auggie — we here at Cuteness HQ salute you, sir!

Quotes containing the word sir


1. Do you remember me telling you we are practicing non-verbal spells, Potter?""Yes,"said Harry stiffly."Yes, sir.""There's no need to call me "sir"Professor."The words had escaped him before he knew what he was saying.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

2. What would men be without women? Scarce, sir...mighty scarce.
- Mark Twain

3. I don't call you handsome, sir, though I love you most dearly: far too dearly to flatter you. Don't flatter me.
- Charlotte Bronte

2. Sir

noun. a title used before the name of knight or baronet.

Antonyms

  • Lady
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