Definitions for herald

Definitions for (noun) herald

Main entry: harbinger, herald, precursor, predecessor, forerunner

Definition: something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone

Main entry: herald, trumpeter

Definition: (formal) a person who announces important news

Usage: the chieftain had a herald who announced his arrival with a trumpet

Definitions for (verb) herald

Main entry: acclaim, herald, hail

Definition: praise vociferously

Usage: The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein

Main entry: herald, hail

Definition: greet enthusiastically or joyfully

Main entry: harbinger, herald, foretell, announce, annunciate

Definition: foreshadow or presage

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