Definition of German shepherd in English:

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German shepherd

(also German shepherd dog)

noun

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A large dog of a breed often used as guard dogs or guide dogs or for police work.
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.

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Syllabification: Ger·man shep·herd

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