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Collective Nouns – Persons

Collective Nouns, Common Used Collective Nouns for People, etc… Please follow the list for detailed expressions, lists and examples;





What is Collective Noun?

Collective noun is a noun which describes a group of things oe people. It means collective noun is a single noun that is made up of  more than one thing or person or etc. For example: family, group, herd, team.

Examples:

  •   The teacher gave the whole class extra homework for a week. 
  •    The aircraft carries a crew of six.
  •   We are meeting a group of friends for dinner tonight.
  •   Our team came third in the competition.




Collective Nouns Used For People
a band of musicians
a bevy of ladies
a board of directors
a body of men
a bunch of crocks
a caravan of gypsies
a choir of singers
a class of students
a company of actors
a congregation of worshippers
a crew of sailors
a crowd of people
a dynasty of kings
a gang of prisoners
a group of dancers
a horde of savages
a host of angels
a line of kings
a mob of rioters
a pack of thieves
a party of friends
a patrol of policemen
a posse of policemen
a regiment of soldiers
a staff of employees
a team of players
a tribe of natives
a troop of scouts
a troupe of artistes

For Collective Nouns in English, Click Here

For Collective Nouns Used For Animals, Click Here

For Collective Nouns Used For Things, Click Here

For Collective Nouns Plural or Singular?, Click Here

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