sirree

noun
sir·​ree | \ (ˌ)sər-ˈē How to pronounce sirree (audio) \
variants: or less commonly siree

Definition of sirree

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

Examples of sirree in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Our teeth and gut weren't designed to masticate and digest real food, no sirree. Christine Lennon, Harper's BAZAAR, 11 June 2012

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First Known Use of sirree

1823, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sirree

by alteration

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“Sirree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sirree. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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