bevy


bevy
Synonyms and related words:
a mass of, a world of, age group, army, assembly, band, battalion, body, brigade, bunch, cabal, cast, charm, clique, cloud, cluster, clutter, cohort, company, complement, contingent, corps, coterie, covey, crew, crowd, detachment, detail, division, faction, fleet, flight, flock, flocks, gaggle, gang, group, grouping, groupment, hail, hive, host, in-group, jam, junta, large amount, legion, lots, many, masses of, mob, movement, muchness, multitude, murmuration, nest, numbers, out-group, outfit, pack, party, peer group, phalanx, plague, platoon, plurality, posse, quantities, quite a few, regiment, rout, ruck, salon, scores, set, shoal, skein, spring, squad, stable, string, swarm, team, throng, tidy sum, tribe, troop, troupe, watch, wing, worlds of

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

Synonyms:
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  • Bevy — Bévy Bévy Ajouter une image Administration Pays France Région Bourgogne Département Côte d Or Arrondissement Dijon Canton …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bévy — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Bévy País …   Wikipedia Español

  • Bevy — Bev y, n.; pl. {Bevies}. [Perhaps orig. a drinking company, fr. OF. bev[ e]e (cf. It. beva) a drink, beverage; then, perh., a company in general, esp. of ladies; and last applied by sportsmen to larks, quails, etc. See {Beverage}.] 1. A company;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bévy — is a commune in the Côte d Or department in eastern France.ee also*Communes of the Côte d Or department …   Wikipedia

  • bevy — index assemblage, band Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bevy — (n.) early 15c., collective noun of quails and ladies, from Anglo Fr. bevée, of unknown origin. One supposed definition of the word is a drinking bout, but this is perhaps a misprint of bever, from O.Fr. beivre (see BEVERAGE (Cf. beverage)).… …   Etymology dictionary

  • bevy — [n] swarm assembly, band, bunch, cluster, collection, company, covey, crew, crowd, flight, flock, gathering, group, pack, party, troupe; concept 432 Ant. individual, one …   New thesaurus

  • bevy — ► NOUN (pl. bevies) ▪ a large group of people or things. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • bevy — [bev′ē] n. pl. bevies [ME bevey < Anglo Fr bevée < OFr, a drinking bout < bevre: see BEVERAGE] 1. a group, esp. of girls or women 2. a flock: now said chiefly of quail 3. any group or collection SYN. GROUP …   English World dictionary

  • Bévy — 47° 10′ 47″ N 4° 51′ 19″ E / 47.1797222222, 4.85527777778 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • bevy — UK [ˈbevɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms bevy : singular bevy plural bevies often humorous a group of people or things of the same kind bevy of: a bevy of young women …   English dictionary


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