how to pronounce shepherd

ʃɛpɚd

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“… i got an 89 pound german shepherd i get …”

meanings of shepherd

noun:

  1. A person who tends sheep, especially a grazing flock.
  2. The pastor of a church; one who guides others in religion.
  3. Someone who watches over, looks after, or guides somebody.
  4. A swain; a rustic male lover.

verb:

  1. To watch over; to guide.
  2. For a player to obstruct an opponent from getting to the ball, either when a teammate has it or is going for it, or if the ball is about to bounce through the goal or out of bounds.

name:

  1. A male given name.
  2. An English occupational surname​.

words that rhyme with shepherd

leopard