Dictionary.com

goatherd

[ goht-hurd ]
/ ˈgoʊtˌhɜrd /
Save This Word!

noun
a person who tends goats.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “ITS” VS. “IT’S”!
Apostrophes can be tricky; prove you know the difference between "it’s" and "its" in this crafty quiz!
Question 1 of 8
On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.

Origin of goatherd

before 1000; Middle English; Old English gāthyrde.See goat, herd2
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use goatherd in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for goatherd

goatherd
/ (ˈɡəʊtˌhɜːd) /

noun
a person employed to tend or herd goats
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK