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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An emphatic form of sir: especially in the phrase ‘yes (no) siree.!

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  • noun slang Sir. Used as an intensifier, emphatically, after yes or no.

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Examples

  • Beyond a shadow of doubt, it's now clear to see that my Grandma Audrey won that beauty contest, yes siree!

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  • Beyond a shadow of doubt, it's now clear to see that my Grandma Audrey won that beauty contest, yes siree!

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  • One thing for sure: I'm not going to have a Constanza 'it moved' moment here, no siree.

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  • "Yes siree, eighty-four, and spryer than most," he could hear the old man say.

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  • Beyond a shadow of doubt, it's now clear to see that my Grandma Audrey won that beauty contest, yes siree!

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  • One thing for sure: I'm not going to have a Constanza 'it moved' moment here, no siree.

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  • The area was divided into territories, just like in "West Side Story," except that these were not hubcap-stealing Puerto Ricans in Spanish Harlem settling their differences with the occasional knife-fight; no siree, the downtown guys were seriously into guns and shoot-outs that consumed entire city blocks, slaughtering the innocent and the guilty with equal magnanimity.

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  • We are not here to gripe about taxes and Obamacare, no siree.

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  • We are not here to gripe about taxes and Obamacare, no siree.

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  • No insincerity or hypocrisy to be found in that lady, no siree!

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