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Herr

[ her; English hair ]

noun

, plural Her·ren [her, -, uh, n, hair, -, uh, n].
  1. the conventional German title of respect and term of address for a man, corresponding to Mr. or in direct address to sir.


Herr

/ hɛr /

noun

  1. a German man: used before a name as a title equivalent to Mr


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Herr1

From German

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Herr1

German, from Old High German herro lord

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Example Sentences

“We’re learning that this technique of rewiring the limb, and using spare parts to reconstruct that limb, is working, and it’s applicable to various parts of the body,” Herr says.

The email was sent from a private PC that did not belong to Herr Wannabe.

Herr Doktor, of course, is the notorious Josef Mengele of Auschwitz, on the run from justice.

She greeted him saying, “Herr Dr. Heim, what are you doing here?”

The written word has no greater champion than Herr Besofsky from Galicia.

Herr Glock then cleverly marketed these attributes to police departments in the United States.

That is one of the places that when the pianists come to, they get their foot hard on to the pedal and hold on to it—Herr Gott!

Steiniger played it for me the other day and it so astonished my ears that I felt like saying, "Herr Gott!"

He will rattle on in Spanish till Herr S. gets desperate, and tries to reduce him to order.

Here I rested until dinner time, and after dinner, about five o'clock, Herr Oertling came back.

Herr W., the owner of the piano, was a remarkable judge of music, and made some excellent criticisms and suggestions.

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