- 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.
Middle English (as a verb): imitative of the noise that a goose makes; compare with Dutch gaggelen and German gackern.
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 gaggledraggle, haggle, raggle-taggle, straggle, waggle
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