Translation of "herd" - English-German dictionary


noun /həːd/

a group of animals of one kind that stay, or are kept, together

die Herde
a herd of cattle
a herd of elephant(s).

a person who looks after a herd of certain kinds of animals

der Hirte/die Hirtin
a goat-herd.
herdsman /ˈhəːdz-/ noun

a person who looks after a herd of animals.

der Hirt
the herd instinct

the tendency to behave, think etc like everyone else.

der Herdentrieb
In large crowds, such as at a football match, the herd instinct often kicks in.

(Translation of “herd” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)