What is another word for sirrah?

Pronunciation: [sˈɜːɹə] (IPA)

The word "sirrah" is rarely used in modern English, and is considered archaic or obsolete. It was typically used as a term of address for a man or boy of inferior position or social status, and could be considered impolite or insulting. Synonyms for "sirrah" include "boy," "lad," "servant," "fellow," "younger person," "person of lower rank," and "underling." In contemporary English, it is more customary to use polite forms of address, such as "sir," "mister," or "ma'am" when addressing someone of seniority or authority, or someone whose name you don't know.

Synonyms for Sirrah:

What are the hypernyms for Sirrah?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Terms of address, terms of respect.

What are the hyponyms for Sirrah?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Sirrah

In vain Hogg and his assistant spent the whole night in searching for their lost charge; and they were on their way home to inform their master of their loss, when they discovered a lot of lambs at the bottom of a deep ravine, and the indefatigable sirrah standing in front of them, looking round for some relief, but still true to his charge.
"Stories of Animal Sagacity"
W.H.G. Kingston
The night was so dark that sirrah could not be seen, but the faithful animal had heard his master lament their absence in words which set him at once on the alert, and without more ado he had silently gone off in quest of the recreant flock.
"Stories of Animal Sagacity"
W.H.G. Kingston
Hogg bought sirrah of a drover for a guinea, observing, notwithstanding his dejected and forlorn appearance, a sort of sullen intelligence in his countenance.
"Stories of Animal Sagacity"
W.H.G. Kingston

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