(also German shepherd dog)
A large dog of a breed often used as guard dogs or guide dogs or for police work.
More example sentences
- He was considering raising a motion at council to require certain breeds to be muzzled while in public, including Dobermans, German shepherds, pit bulls, and bull terriers.
- The force has up to 35 dogs at any one time including collies, Labradors and German shepherds.
- She walked past cages holding dignified German shepherds, alert Dobermans, sleek Labrador and beautiful Golden Retrievers.
Definition of German shepherd in:
- The British & World English dictionary