[hurt-sog, hur-zog; French er-zawg for 2]
  1. Cha·im [khahy-im] /ˈxaɪ ɪm/, 1918–97, Israeli political leader: president 1983–1997.
  2. Maurice,1919–2012, French mountaineer: climbed Annapurna 1950.
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Contemporary Examples of herzog

Historical Examples of herzog

  • This clever man, who had never till then been duped, had found his master in Herzog.

  • The mistress had been rather cold at first, but Herzog's amiability had thawed her.

  • He believed everything that Herzog said to him as if it were gospel.

  • It was the duty of the mistress to enlighten Panine, who was no doubt Herzog's dupe.

  • The Prince looked at Herzog with a look that was hardly friendly.

British Dictionary definitions for herzog


  1. Roman. born 1934, German politician; president of Germany (1994–99)
  2. Werner (ˈvɛrnər). born 1942, German film director. His films include Signs of Life (1967), Fata Morgana (1970), Fitzcarraldo (1982), Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997), and Grizzly Man (2005)
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