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1. covey

noun. ['ˈkʌvi'] a small flock of grouse or partridge.

Synonyms

  • flock
  • partridge

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • fauna
  • flora

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cove (English)
  • cofa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • covee (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cubo (Latin)

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Rhymes with Covey

  • mccuvey
  • lovie
  • covy
  • bovee

How do you pronounce covey?

Pronounce covey as ˈkəvi.

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Sentences with covey


1. Noun, singular or mass
Each covey has a range that includes plenty of food and cover to support the size of the covey.

Quotes about covey


1. I love you Anna Covey,' he said, his voice barely audible. And slowly, clumsily, he leant forward, and his lips found hers, and Anna felt him kiss her awkwardly, she knew that she wasn't a Surplus any more. And nor was Peter.
- Gemma Malley, The Declaration

2. covey

noun. ['ˈkʌvi'] a small collection of people.

Synonyms

  • gathering

Antonyms

  • prosecution
  • disassembly

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cove (English)
  • cofa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • covee (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cubo (Latin)
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