HyperDic: gregarious

English > 3 senses of the word gregarious:
ADJECTIVEallgregarious(of animals) tending to form a group with others of the same species
allgregariousinstinctively or temperamentally seeking and enjoying / enjoying / enjoying the company of others
allgregarious(of plants) growing in groups that are close together
gregarious > pronunciation
Soundsgrahgeh'riyahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > gregarious: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of animals) tending to form a group with others of the same species.
Example"gregarious bird species"
Categoryanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, faunaA living organism characterized by voluntary movement
Attribute ofgregariousnessThe quality of being gregarious--having a dislike of being alone
Narrowersocialtending to move or live together in groups or colonies of the same kind
See alsosocialLiving together or enjoying / enjoying / enjoying / enjoying life in communities or organized groups
Oppositeungregarious(of animals) not gregarious
Spanishgregario
Catalangregari
Nounsgregariousnessthe quality of being gregarious--having a dislike of being alone
Adverbsgregariouslyin a gregarious manner
English > gregarious: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaninginstinctively or temperamentally seeking and enjoying / enjoying / enjoying the company of others.
Example"he is a gregarious person who avoids solitude"
BroadersocialLiving together or enjoying / enjoying / enjoying / enjoying life in communities or organized groups
Spanishgregario
Catalangregari
Nounsgregariousnessthe quality of being gregarious--having a dislike of being alone
English > gregarious: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(of plants) growing in groups that are close together.
Categoryplant, flora, plant life(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
Narrowerclusteredgrowing close together but not in dense mats
Oppositeungregarious(of plants) growing together in groups that are not close together

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