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no siree

Absolutely not; no way. "Siree" is an informal version of "sir" (sometimes spelled "sirree"). Primarily heard in US. A: "I mean, would you betray your coworkers for a bit of extra money?" B: "No siree! I have principles." No sirree, I will not be fooled again!
See also: no, siree

no siree Bob

informal "Siree" is an informal version of "sir" (sometimes spelled "sirree"), with "Bob" added for lighthearted emphasis. Primarily heard in US.
1. Absolutely not; no way. A: "I mean, would you betray your coworkers for a bit of extra money?" B: "No siree Bob—I have principles, thank you very much!"
2. Used to emphasize what one just said (rather than as a response to a question). We will not allow them to make a fool of us in court, no siree Bob!
See also: bob, no, siree

yes siree

informal "Sirree" is an informal variant of "sir," used for emphasis. It is often spelled "siree." Primarily heard in US.
1. A more emphatic way of responding, "Yes." A: "Are you going to the party tonight?" B: "Yes siree. Probably going to head over there around 9 or so."
2. Used to emphasize what one just said (rather than as a response). Yes siree, this new lawnmower will take care of that grass in half the time it used to take! I truly believe that this is the finest pizza in all of New York City, yes siree!
See also: siree, yes

yes siree Bob

informal "Siree" is a colloquial variant of "sir" (sometimes spelled "sirree"), with "Bob" added for lighthearted emphasis. Primarily heard in US.
1. Yes indeed. A: "Are you going to the party tonight?" B: "Yes siree, Bob. Probably going to head over there around 9 or so."
2. Used to emphasize what one just said (rather than as a response to a question). Yes siree, Bob, this new lawnmower will cut your entire lawn in half the time! I truly believe that this is the finest pizza in all of New York City, yes siree, Bob!
See also: bob, siree, yes
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

No siree(, Bob)!

Inf. Absolutely no! (Not necessarily said to a male, and rarely to any Bob.) Bill: Do you want to sell this old rocking chair? Jane: No siree, Bob! Bill: You don't want sweet potatoes, do you? Fred: No siree!
See also: no

Yes siree(, Bob)!

Inf. Absolutely!; Without a doubt! (Not necessarily said to a male and not necessarily to Bob.) Mary: Do you want some more cake? Tom: Yes siree, Bob! "That was a fine turkey dinner. Yes siree!" said Uncle Henry.
See also: yes
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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