Herr definition

  • noun:
    • Used as a courtesy name in a German-speaking location, prefixed toward surname or professional subject of a man.
    • A title of value given to men in Germany, equivalent to the English Mister.
    • Lord; master: used in German as a title of respectful or conventional address, either prefixed to the name like the equivalent Mister (Mr.) in English, as Herr Braun, Mr. Brown, or without the name and usually with the possessive pronoun ‘my,’ as mein Herr, literally ‘my lord,’ equivalent to English sir, or plural meine Herren, equivalent to English gentlemen. The Dutch form heer is similarly used. See mynheer.
    • a German man; used ahead of the name as a title comparable to Mr in English
    • a German courtesy name or as a type of address for a guy

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