noun, plural (especially collectively) her·ring, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) her·rings.
Words nearby herring
Origin of herring
OTHER WORDS FROM herringher·ring·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for herring
“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.
Herring poured his mind, body, and soul into the song, and the audience ate up every second of it—especially Letterman.
In the interim, Herring took a short break from the band to dabble in his side-project—rapping under the moniker Hemlock Ernst.
In June 2006, Herring dropped out of East Carolina University.
Excellent profit is made in certain parts of the island from the herring fishery; this is especially the case on the east coast.
This fish dies immediately after having been taken from the water; hence the common expression, "As dead as a herring."Popular Technology, Vol. I (of 2)|Edward Hazen
Nerve as well as skill, I can assure you, is required to divide one herring into thirty-six equal parts.Le Petit Nord|Anne Elizabeth Caldwell (MacClanahan) Grenfell and Katie Spalding
The whole village was yet talking of the examination when the herring came.Christine|Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
After building a hot fire, they curled up in their herring box shelter and prepared to sleep.Green Eyes|Roy J. Snell
British Dictionary definitions for herring
noun plural -rings or -ring
Word Origin for herring
Idioms and Phrases with herring
see dead as a doornail (herring); red herring.