Origin of herring
OTHER WORDS FROM herringher·ring·like, adjective
Words nearby herring
How to use herring in a sentence
With the red herring out of the way, XENONnT researchers are now combing through their data for nuclear recoils, in hopes of detecting the real deal.A new dark matter experiment quashed earlier hints of new particles|Emily Conover|July 22, 2022|Science News
Fish meal and fish oil from anchovies, sardines, mackerel, herring, and other small forage fish comprise 25 to 30 percent of most salmon feed.
These myths are a huge problem because they’re red herrings.Why we’re hardwired to believe SEO myths (and how to spot them!)|Jonas Sickler|April 28, 2022|Search Engine Watch
At this point, zeroing in on RT as the source of authoritarian disinformation is a red herring.I’m a Former Russian TV Anchor. Fox News Mimics State TV.|Liz Wahl|February 27, 2022|The Daily Beast
I think the outdoor sports situation might be something of a red herring here.Help! My Partner Doesn’t Love the Same Outdoor Sports as Me.|awise|February 5, 2022|Outside Online
Koenig makes a big deal out of this call and frames it as a massive red herring.The Scoop on ‘Serial’: Making Sense of The Nisha Call, Asia's Letters, and Our Obsession|Emily Shire|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nevertheless, Brian Rogers, a McCain aide pushed back against UANI, calling the Rio Tinto-Iran connection “a red herring.”
This can easily be mistaken for a kipper, the smoked herring that is on the breakfast menus of many British hotels.
“All the recent notoriety is just an added bonus to the fact that we are doing what we love,” says Herring.
“I feel like a lot of people missed it,” says Herring, despondently.
During the other seasons there are other kinds of fish, but at that time it was the Herring season.
He forgets, you see, that he possessed an unusual constitution, and the temperament of a Norwegian herring.Dope|Sax Rohmer
The Judge inquired if that was the sole object of the plaintiff, or was it not rather baiting with a sprat to catch a herring?
There are an extensive mackerel and herring fishery, and motor engineering works.
But we have to discuss the red-herring, not of the artful politician, anxious to dodge his hearers, but of the breakfast-table.East Anglia|J. Ewing Ritchie
British Dictionary definitions for herring
Word Origin for herring
Other Idioms and Phrases with herring
see dead as a doornail (herring); red herring.