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Herr

 (hĕr)
n. pl. Her·ren (hĕr′ən) Abbr. Hr.
Used as a courtesy title in a German-speaking area, prefixed to the surname or professional title of a man.

[German, from Middle High German hērre, from Old High German hērro, lord, master, alteration of hēriro, older, more venerable, comparative of hēr, proud, holy, splendid, noble.]

Herr

(German hɛr)
n, pl Herren (ˈhɛrən)
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a German man: used before a name as a title equivalent to Mr
[German, from Old High German herro lord]

Herr

(hɛr; Eng. hɛər)

n., pl. Her•ren (ˈhɛr ən; Eng. ˈhɛər ən)
the conventional German title and term of address for a man.
[< German]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Herr - a German man; used before the name as a title equivalent to Mr in English
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
2.Herr - a German courtesy title or form of address for a man
form of address, title of respect, title - an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General'; "the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title"
German language, High German, German - the standard German language; developed historically from West Germanic
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