Synonyms for herd
- hoi polloi
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HERD
Only don't let the first woman that comes ridin' herd get her iron on you.
I have in mind one old chap who used to herd the sheep on my uncle's farm.
She had just been taken into the herd that season and had the place of the favorite next to the leader.
This farm to which he had devoted his life was taking it from him by a member of its herd.
Somewhere on these six hundred acres was the herd and it was his chore to find it and bring it in.
Let him come twice a day until he's sure it's out of the herd.
I wondered if this were the herd, but found it was only the cloud of dust in which it was enveloped.
Still, it's convenient, so I herd there with all sorts of blackguards, heroes and villains and what not.
They will never let a man alone,--they, the herd, who cry "Madman!"
When he was twelve years old, he took service with a farmer to herd his cow.
Old English heord "herd, flock," from Proto-Germanic *herdo- (cf. Old Norse hjorð, Old High German herta, German Herde, Gothic hairda "herd"), from PIE *kerdh- "a row, group, herd" (cf. Sanskrit śárdhah "herd, troop," Old Church Slavonic čreda "herd," Greek korthys "heap," Lithuanian kerdžius "shepherd"). Herd instinct in psychology is first recorded 1908.