noun (plural herdsmen)
1The owner or keeper of a herd of domesticated animals.
- It is at this time that our farmers, growers, herdsmen and stockmen are really suffering the pressure of economic damage due to foot-and-mouth disease and other market factors.
- It is a land of endless bush, villages, nomadic cattle herdsmen and subsistence farmers.
- When he visits farmers, ploughmen and herdsmen to offer advice on improving and increasing their yields, he secretly jots down their curses and swear words in a small notebook.
cattleman, cowherd, cowhand, cowman, cowboy, rancher, shepherd, ranchero, stockman, herder, drover
informal cowpuncher, cowpoke
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