Sir priest, sir judge, sir knight.
An example of a sir is Sir Edmund Hillary.
An example of sir is how a sales person would ask a male customer if he found everything he needed.
An example of sir is a respectful way to start a letter to a man; Dear Sir.
Sir Walter Ralegh.
"Right this way, sir." "” "You don't have to sir me."
He sirred me! Do I really look that masculine just because I'm wearing a tie?
Don't forget your hat, sir.
Dear Sir or Madam.
Origin of sir
- Middle English variant of sire sire sire
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old Norse æsir.