Definition of bevy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɛvi/

noun (plural bevies)

1A large group of people or things of a particular kind: he was surrounded by a bevy of beautiful girls
More example sentences
  • A bevy of Party spokesmen went on television interview programs Sunday to justify the advertising campaign.
  • Filling in their sound with a bevy of horns, keyboards and synthesizers, the explosive troupe leaves a larger than life impression on their audiences.
  • His popular soul classics band continues to impress with a bevy of autumn gigs around the county.
group, gang, troop, troupe, party, company, band, body, crowd, pack, army, herd, flock, drove, horde, galaxy, assemblage, gathering;
informal bunch, gaggle, posse, crew
2 rare A group of roe deer, quails, or larks: a bevy of larks trill their carefree songs
More example sentences
  • You might happen upon a bevy of larks, chirping or singing together.
  • A bevy of larks mounted invisible stairs to heaven.
  • Your woodman talked of a bevy of roes.


Late Middle English: of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with bevy

bevvy, Chevy, heavy, levee, Levi, levy, top-heavy

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