Definition of Herr in English:


Syllabification: Herr

noun (plural Herren /ˈhe(ə)rən/)

1A title or form of address used of or to a German-speaking man, corresponding to Mr. and also used before a rank or occupation: good morning, Herr Weber my trip with the Herr Doktor was postponed
More example sentences
  • When Herr Bott left Lahore to join the forces of Adolf Hitler in 1940, he was only 18 years old and was fired with a patriotism that bordered on ‘rashness’ as he now jovially recalls.
  • Coun Bullinger was joined by the two boys, 22 other pupils, parents and teachers Mrs Rubesamen and her colleague Herr Lendzian, who brings his class to London in October.
  • Well, one time in German class, Herr Holstein told me I needed to control my ADD.
1.1A German man.


German, from Old High German hērro, comparative of hēr 'exalted'.

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Pronunciation: ˈrɛtrə(ʊ)flɛks
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