esquire

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esquire /ˈɛˌskwajɚ/ Brit ˈskwajə/ noun
plural esquires
esquire
/ˈɛˌskwajɚ/ Brit ˈskwajə/
noun
plural esquires
Learner's definition of ESQUIRE
[count]
used as a title of courtesy after a name in writing usually used in its abbreviated form Esq.
◊ The use of Esq. after a man's name was once common in British English but is now considered somewhat old-fashioned. In U.S. English, Esq. is used in writing after the name of an attorney, and it is used for both men and women.
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