sirrah

noun

sir·​rah ˈsir-ə How to pronounce sirrah (audio)
variants or less commonly sirra
obsolete
used as a form of address implying inferiority in the person addressed

Word History

Etymology

alteration of sir

First Known Use

1526, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sirrah was in 1526

Dictionary Entries Near sirrah

Cite this Entry

“Sirrah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sirrah. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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