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sir

sir

 
 
pronunciation:
suhr
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: (often cap.) a respectful form of address for a man, usu. used in place of his name.
Excuse me, sir, do you know the time?
definition 2: (cap.) a title of honor for a knight or baronet used with his name.
Sir Walter Raleigh.
definition 3: a title of respect and formality for nobles and gentlemen.
The good sirs dined late.
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