sirree

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noun sir·ree \(ˌ)sər-ˈē\
variants: or less commonly

siree

Definition of sirree

  1. :  sir —used as an emphatic form usually after yes or no

Origin and Etymology of sirree

by alteration


First Known Use: 1823


SIRREE Defined for English Language Learners

sirree

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noun sir·ree \(ˌ)sər-ˈē\

Definition of sirree for English Language Learners

  • —used in the phrases no sirree and yes sirree for emphasis, to show surprise, etc.

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