- n formerly a contemptuous term of address to an inferior man or boy; often used in anger
- The trouble with America today is that there are too few men with dour visages who exclaim "sirrah" and too many who skip, leak, jam, run out quickly and can be replaced for 69.
- He taught himself a kind of English by comparing Russian and English versions of Shakespearean plays and practiced on unamused trolley conductors: "Holla, sirrah, wouldst .
- The script is written in precise period prose ("No Scot is a stranger to the cause of freedom, sirrah!"), and scene after scene looks like a meticulous illustration of a .