- Mr.; Sir: a German title of respect
- a man; gentleman
Origin of HerrGer; origin, originally comparative of hehr, noble, venerable, akin to Old English har, hoar
nounpl. Her·ren Abbr. Hr.
Used as a courtesy title in a German-speaking area, prefixed to the surname or professional title of a man.
Origin of HerrGerman, from Middle High German h&emacron;rre, from Old High German h&emacron;rro, lord, master, alteration of h&emacron;riro, older, more venerable, comparative of h&emacron;r, proud, holy, splendid, noble.