Herbert: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (hûr'burt), [key]
— n.
  1. 1920–86, U.S. science-fiction writer.
  2. 1593–1633, English clergyman and poet.
  3. 1859–1924, U.S. composer and orchestra conductor, born in Ireland.
  4. a male given name: from Old English words meaning “army” and “bright.”
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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