Definition of German shepherd in English:

German shepherd


  • An Alsatian.

    • ‘He was considering raising a motion at council to require certain breeds to be muzzled while in public, including Dobermans, German shepherds, pit bulls, and bull terriers.’
    • ‘The dog trainer, who has worked with both Rottweilers and German shepherds for the army and police forces, insisted they were not inherently dangerous animals.’
    • ‘The force has up to 35 dogs at any one time including collies, Labradors and German shepherds.’
    • ‘She walked past cages holding dignified German shepherds, alert Dobermans, sleek Labrador and beautiful Golden Retrievers.’
    • ‘Pendle has six German shepherd dogs, three springer spaniels and a Labrador, all trained to find either humans or illegal substances.’


German shepherd