- a father or forefather.
- a person of importance or in a position of authority, as a lord.
verb (used with object), sired, sir·ing.
Words nearby sire
Origin of sire
OTHER WORDS FROM siresire·less, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for sired
Laffer has sired a prodigious number of children, six of them.
And yes, he lied one more time after being caught by a tabloid photographer with said woman and the child he sired.
That great being who sired our glorious country, is yet to come again.The Corner House Girls in a Play|Grace Brooks Hill
She was sired by the favorite racer of the Marquis de Lafayette, and has been damned by everybody attempting to drive her.The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 1|Robert H. Newell
Now no one who loves Belloc can paddle in Rabelais without seeing that he, too, was sired from Chinon.Shandygaff|Christopher Morley
Yet the same old New England stock that sired their ancestors produced my father's fathers.
Wombwell Rattler, a rattling good one with a softish coat who sired Mr. Offerman's well known crack Ch.The Airedale|Williams Haynes