What is the plural of the word "sir?"?


The plural of the word "sir" is "sirs." The word "sir" is a polite way to address a man whom you do not know well.

Moreover, "sir" can be used in a formal address to a man who holds a higher status than the person using the address. "Sirs" is often used to address a letter when the identity of the person receiving the letter is unknown or if the letter is intended for an organization with multiple board members. The first known use of the word was in the 13th century, and it came from the Middle English dialect.

Q&A Related to "What is the plural of the word "sir?""
No, the plural form of sir is gentlemen. The is no such word as "sirs. Another answer: The word 'sirs' does indeed exist and is perfectly acceptable (see, for example, the Chambers
The plural of sir is sirs. If you are writing a letter Dear Sirs and Madams is the proper
Since it's an appelation used in addressing an individual, my guess is that it cannot have a plural, or the plural would be gentlemen.
Dear Sir or Madam works for plural or singular and almost any situation. If you are addressing both sexes, Dear Ladies and Gentlemen or their specific titles, Dear Board of _____,
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