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Meaning of GREGARIOUS

Pronunciation:  gri'gehreeus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  seeking and enjoying the company of others; "a gregarious person who avoids solitude"
  2. [adj]  tending to form a group with others of the same kind; "gregarious bird species"; "man is a gregarious animal"
 

GREGARIOUS is a 10 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: caespitose, cespitose, clustered, herding(a), social, swarming(a), tufted
 
 Antonyms: ungregarious
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gre*ga"ri*ous\, a. [L. gregarius, fr. grex, gregis,
herd; cf. Gr. ? to assemble, Skr. jar to approach. Cf.
{Congregate}, {Egregious}.]
Habitually living or moving in flocks or herds; tending to
flock or herd together; not habitually solitary or living
alone. --Burke.

      No birds of prey are gregarious.         --Ray.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: affable, all jaw, amiable, candid, chatty, civil, clubbable, clubbish, clubby, communicative, companionable, companionate, compatible, congenial, conversational, courteous, effusive, expansive, fit for society, flip, fluent, fond of society, frank, friendly, gabby, garrulous, gassy, genial, glib, gossipy, gushy, hospitable, long-winded, loquacious, multiloquent, multiloquious, newsy, overtalkative, prolix, smooth, sociable, social, social-minded, talkative, talky, urbane, verbose, voluble, windy
 

 

 

 

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