Definition of gaggle in English:

gaggle

Line breaks: gag¦gle
Pronunciation: /ˈgag(ə)l
 
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noun

  • 1A flock of geese.
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    • It is also a popular watering hole to gaggles of geese which fly in from time to time.
    • These failures become apparent through the absence of first-year birds in the winter gaggles.
    • Along with gaggles of Canada Geese, we saw our first groups of Brant.
  • 2 informal A disorderly group of people: the gaggle of photographers that dogged his every step
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    • Ten minutes from the ground and you could already feel the unmistakable hum of a huge gaggle of excited people gathered together.
    • Yes, she'll miss the glamour, the gaggle of schoolgirls crowding round for autographs.
    • Today, it involves federal courts, a gaggle of sturdy lawyers or both.

Origin

Middle English (as a verb): imitative of the noise that a goose makes; compare with Dutch gaggelen and German gackern.

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