Definition of Flock in English :

Define Flock in English

Flock meaning in English

Meaning of Flock in English

Pronunciation of Flock in English

Flock pronunciation in English

Pronounce Flock in English


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1. flock

a church congregation guided by a pastor

2. flock

a group of birds

3. batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad

(often followed by of') a large number or amount or extent

Example Sentences:
'a batch of letters'
'a deal of trouble'
'a lot of money'
'he made a mint on the stock market'
'see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos'
'it must have cost plenty'
'a slew of journalists'
'a wad of money'

4. flock, troop

an orderly crowd

Example Sentences:
'a troop of children'

5. flock, fold

a group of sheep or goats


6. flock

move as a crowd or in a group

Example Sentences:
'Tourists flocked to the shrine where the statue was said to have shed tears'

7. clump, cluster, constellate, flock

come together as in a cluster or flock

Example Sentences:
'The poets constellate in this town every summer'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of flock
noun (sometimes functioning as plural)
a group of animals of one kind, esp sheep or birds
a large number of people; crowd
a body of Christians regarded as the pastoral charge of a priest, a bishop, the pope, etc
4. rare
a band of people; group
verb (intransitive)
to gather together or move in a flock
to go in large numbers
people flocked to the church
a tuft, as of wool, hair, cotton, etc
waste from fabrics such as cotton, wool, or other cloth used for stuffing mattresses, upholstered chairs, etc
(as modifier)
flock mattress
very small tufts of wool applied to fabrics, wallpaper, etc, to give a raised pattern
4.  another word for floccule
5. (transitive)
to fill, cover, or ornament with flock

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see synonyms of flock
a group of certain animals, as goats or sheep, or of birds, living, feeding, or moving together
any group, esp. a large one, as the members of a church or the children in a family
verb intransitive
to assemble or travel in a flock or crowd
a small tuft of wool, cotton, etc.
wool or cotton waste used to stuff upholstered furniture, mattresses, etc.
tiny, fine fibers of wool, rayon, etc. applied to a fabric, wallpaper, or the like to form a velvetlike pattern
floc (sense 1)
verb transitive
to stuff or decorate with flock

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of flock
1. A group of animals that live, travel, or feed together.
2. A group of people under the leadership of one person, especially the members of a church.
3. A large crowd or number: a flock of visitors; a flock of questions. See Synonyms at crowd1.
intr.v. flocked, flock·ing, flocks
To gather or travel in a flock or crowd.
1. A tuft, as of fiber or hair.
2. Waste wool or cotton used for stuffing furniture and mattresses.
3. Pulverized wool or felt that is applied to paper, cloth, or metal to produce a texture or pattern.
4. See floccule.
tr.v. flocked, flock·ing, flocks
1. To stuff with waste wool or cotton.
2. To texture or pattern with pulverized wool or felt.

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