arr
Noun

arr

  1. Abbreviation of arrival#English|arrival.
Pronunciation Interjection
  1. (Britain, West Country, West Midlands, Yorkshire) Yes.
  2. Used stereotypically in imitation of pirates.
Verb

arr (arrs, present participle arring; past and past participle arred)

  1. (rare) To say “arr” like a pirate.
    How do you know someone's a pirate? Because they arr.
    • 2011, Sarah Bird, The Gap Year: A Novel, New York, N.Y.: Alfred A. Knopf, ISBN 978-0-307-59279-8; 1st trade paperback edition, New York, N.Y.: Gallery Books, 2012, ISBN 978-1-4516-7876-5, page 9:
      Pirates become a running joke between us. When she was a sophomore, I once served her artichokes, arugula, and arroz con pollo for dinner, and we "arred" our way through the entire meal.
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