/seuh ree"/, n. (sometimes cap.)

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  • siree — /sɜˈri/ (say ser ree), /səˈri/ (say suh ree) phrase yes siree, Colloquial yes indeed …   Australian English dictionary

  • 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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