Translation of "sir" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /sɜːr/ us /sɜr/

B1 You call a man ‘sir’ when you are speaking to him politely.

Excuse me, sir, is this seat taken?
Dear Sir

a way of beginning a formal letter to a man whose name you do not know

se usa al principio de una carta formal dirigida a un hombre cuando no se conoce el nombre de éste

a title used in the UK before the name of a man who has been given official respect or who has a high social rank

tratamiento honorífico que se da en el Reino Unido a algunos hombres
Sir Cliff Richard

(Translation of “sir” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /səː/

a polite form of address (spoken or written) to a man

señor, caballero
Excuse me, sir!
He started his letter ’Dear Sirs, …’.

in the United Kingdom, the title of a knight or baronet

Sir Francis Drake.

(Translation of “sir” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)