flock

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈflɒk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/flɑk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(flok)


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flock

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a flock of [sheep, doves, seagulls, geese, birds]
  2. [herd, round up, gather] the flock (of sheep)
  3. the flock was flying [south, north, east, west]
  4. the flock was heading south for the winter
  5. the flock returned north for the summer
  6. the [farmer, shepherd, sheep dog] herded the flock
  7. [watched, guarded] his flock (by night)
  8. scared the flock [off, away]
  9. the [pastor's, clergy's, church's] flock
  10. flocks of [sightseers, tourists, visitors, fans]
  11. [blocked, impeded, swarmed] by a flock of [sightseers]
  12. [tailed, followed] by a flock of [press hounds, reporters, paparazzi]
  13. a flock of [wool, cotton]
  14. [grabbed, pulled out] a flock of [wool]
v
  1. birds are flocking (together)
  2. [people, the crowd, they] flocked to [see, hear, witness]
  3. [people] flocked around the [performer, cage, spectacle]
  4. [people] flocked [from everywhere, miles around]
  5. [people] are flocking to [France, the school, downtown]
  6. millions (of people, of tourists) flock to the [site, city] each year
n as adj
  1. flock [fibers, pillows, workers]
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