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noun as in a title of address

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Female employees were not allowed to wear pants, and employees addressed their superiors as “sir” or “ma’am.”

Faruqui addressed the intruder, who was only a few years older as “sir.”

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Now that he was Sir Alfred, there was one final blast of publicity.

After his knighthood, I stop by to see him and call him Sir Alfred.

De Mena offers me a glass of Sir Francis Drake, Casa Bruja's red ale.

Sir Bob, 63, responded with his usual colorful language to his critics.

Good old Sir Bob Geldof stepping into the breach again to raise money for crisis-hit Africa?

The old man seemed to be greatly agitated, and hurriedly whispering, "We thought you were never coming, sir!"

Mr. Pickwick—deepest obligations—life preserver—made a man of me—you shall never repent it, sir.

Sir Cadge was about the same age as the famous beauty, and rose quite two inches above her lofty head.

I wouldn't go on if I were you, sir; the luck's dead against you to-night; I wouldn't go on, indeed I wouldn't.

No, Sir, said the other, nothing at all except the enjoyment of your good company: and so gave over importuning him.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sir, such as: king, knight, lord, master, mister, and monsieur.

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