Definition of herdsman in English:

herdsman

Line breaks: herds|man
Pronunciation: /ˈhəːdzmən
 
/

noun (plural herdsmen)

1The owner or keeper of a herd of domesticated animals.
More example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms
stockman, herder, drover, shepherd, cattleman, cowherd, cowhand, cowman, cowboy, rancher; North Americansheepman; in Spanish-speaking Americagaucho, llanero, ranchero, vaquero
North American informal cowpuncher, cowpoke, broncobuster
North American dated buckaroo
archaic herd
1.1 (the Herdsman) The constellation Boötes.

Definition of herdsman in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day impudicity
Pronunciation: ˌimpyəˈdisitē
noun
lack of modesty