sirree
also siree noun Etymology: by alteration Date: 1823 sir — used as an emphatic form usually after yes or no

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  • sirree — ☆ sirree [sə rē′ ] interj. [< SIR] used to provide emphasis after yes or no …   English World dictionary

  • sirree —    An emphatic form of ‘sir’, used mainly in North America, usually following the words ‘yes’ and ‘no’. Although the ‘sir’ in expressions like ‘Yes sirree’, as it is sometimes written, or ‘No sirree’, was clearly of a vocative nature to begin… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • sirree — /seuh ree /, n. (sometimes cap.) (used as an intensive with no or yes): Will I go there again? No, sirree! Also, siree. [1815 25; prob. a dial. continuation of SIRRAH] * * * …   Universalium

  • sirree — sir•ree or siree [[t]səˈri[/t]] n. (sometimes cap.) (used as an intensive with no or yes): Will I go there again? No, sirree![/ex] • Etymology: 1815–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • sirree — noun Sir. Used as an intensifier …   Wiktionary

  • sirree — sir·ree …   English syllables

  • sirree — int. US colloq. as an emphatic, esp. after yes or no. Etymology: SIR + emphatic suffix …   Useful english dictionary

  • sir·ee — ↑sirree …   Useful english dictionary

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  • siree —    An emphatic form of ‘sir’, used mainly in North America, usually following the words ‘yes’ and ‘no’. Although the ‘sir’ in expressions like ‘Yes sirree’, as it is sometimes written, or ‘No sirree’, was clearly of a vocative nature to begin… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

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