Associations to the word «Sir»

Wiktionary

SIR, noun. A man of a higher rank or position.
SIR, noun. An address to a male military officer superior.
SIR, noun. An address to a male teacher.
SIR, noun. An address to any male, especially if his name or proper address is unknown.
SIR, noun. (colloquial) Used as an intensifier after yes or no.
SIR, verb. To address (someone) using "sir".
SIR, noun. (British) The titular prefix given to a knight or baronet
SIR, noun. Alternative letter-case form of sir
SIR DAVID'S LONG-BEAKED ECHIDNA, noun. Zaglossus attenboroughi, a species of long-beaked echidna.
SIR DAVID'S LONG-BEAKED ECHIDNAE, noun. Plural of Sir David's long-beaked echidna
SIR DAVID'S LONG-BEAKED ECHIDNAS, noun. Plural of Sir David's long-beaked echidna
SIR HUMPHREY, noun. (UK) A high-ranking bureaucrat, particularly one who is elitist and deliberately obscure.
SIR PHILIP SIDNEY GAME, noun. (biology) (game theory) A model for the evolution and maintenance of informative communication between relatives, developed to explain begging behaviour in chicks.
SIR ROBERT BORDEN, noun. Alternative form of Robert Borden
SIR ROBERT BORDENS, noun. Plural of Sir Robert Borden

Dictionary definition

SIR, noun. Term of address for a man.
SIR, noun. A title used before the name of knight or baronet.

Wise words

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