Definition of Herdlike

1. Adjective. Resembling a herd or some aspect of one, especially a propensity to follow blindly after a leader. ¹

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Definition of Herdlike

1. resembling a herd [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Herdlike

herden
herdens
herder
herderite
herders
herdess
herdesses
herdgroom
herdgrooms
herdic
herdics
herding
herding(a)
herding dog
herding instinct
herdlike (current term)
herdman
herdmen
herds
herdsboy
herdsboys
herdsman
herdsmen
herdswoman
herdswomen
herdwick
herdwicks
herdwide
here
here's

Literary usage of Herdlike

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1. King Arthur by Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton (1851)
"... he sprung Light from the shatter'd wall,—and swiftly strode Where, herdlike huddled in the central space, Droop'd, in dull pause, the cowering populace. ..."

2. A System of Ethics by Friedrich Paulsen (1899)
"... dividing walls of the individual's own hut, we cannot imagine the separation of the particular families from the original herdlike unity of the horde. ..."

3. Educational Sociology by David Snedden (1922)
"Do the following seem "herdlike": a boys' gang; a mob; the two parents and three young children of a family; the stockholders of a corporation; ..."

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