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gaggle

Saltos de línea: gag¦gle
Pronunciación: /ˈɡaɡ(ə)l
 
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Definición de gaggle en inglés:

sustantivo

1A flock of geese.
Example sentences
  • 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
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.

Origen

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

More
  • Gaggle as in gaggle of geese, originally imitated the noise that a goose makes. Many word were invented in the 15th century for groups of people or animals; unlike most of the others, gaggle was actually adopted in use.

Words that rhyme with gaggle

draggle, haggle, raggle-taggle, straggle, waggle

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