< /ˈyoʊ hɑn ˈgɔt frit fən/, 1744–1803, German philosopher and poet.
- mainly US a person who cares for or drives herds of cattle or flocks of sheep, esp on an open rangeBrit equivalent: herdsman
- Johann Gottfried von (joˈhan ˈɡɔtfriːt fɔn). 1744–1803, German philosopher, critic, and poet, the leading figure in the Sturm und Drang movement in German literature. His chief work is Outlines of a Philosophy of the History of Man (1784–91)