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1. flock

noun. ['ˈflɑːk'] a church congregation guided by a pastor.

Synonyms

  • faithful
  • congregation

Antonyms

  • disorganise
  • disorganize
  • refrain

Etymology

  • flock (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • flok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • floc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Flock

  • hassebrock
  • overstock
  • interlock
  • antilock
  • antiknock
  • restock
  • bangkok
  • ballcock
  • unlock
  • undock
  • strock
  • sprock
  • skroch
  • pathak
  • o'clock
  • estok
  • elcock
  • alcock
  • ad-hoc
  • adcock
  • vlok
  • stokke
  • stocke
  • stock
  • staack
  • srock
  • spock
  • smock
  • skok
  • shrock

Example sentences of the word flock


1. Noun, singular or mass
Reintroduce the aggressive hens after a week and they will earn their way back into the flock.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Many people flock to wooded areas each spring in search of the morel.

3. Verb, base form
Mosquitoes will flock to it, and die in quantity, for up to 24 hours.

Quotes containing the word flock


1. Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.
- Winston Churchill

2. You could say sorry,"suggested Harry bluntly. "What, and get attacked by another flock of canaries?"muttered Ron."What did you have to imitate her for?""She laughed at my mustache!""So did I, it was the stupidest thing I've ever seen.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

3. The clouds are like marble in the sky, and I just want to make a kitchen counter out of the atmosphere. I can cook like a flock of birds.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. flock

noun. ['ˈflɑːk'] a group of birds.

Synonyms

  • bevy
  • wisp
  • exaltation
  • covey
  • flight
  • gaggle
  • animal group
  • bird

Antonyms

  • distributive
  • orderliness
  • order
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • flock (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • flok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • floc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. flock

verb. ['ˈflɑːk'] move as a crowd or in a group.

Synonyms

  • travel
  • go
  • locomote

Antonyms

  • ride
  • fall short of
  • disagree
  • unjust

Etymology

  • flock (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • flok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • floc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. flock

noun. ['ˈflɑːk'] (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent.

Synonyms

  • haymow
  • great deal
  • slew
  • passel
  • mass
  • muckle
  • mess
  • stack
  • mountain
  • wad
  • large indefinite amount
  • plenty
  • large indefinite quantity
  • tidy sum
  • deluge
  • mint
  • quite a little
  • batch
  • deal
  • flood
  • pot
  • mickle
  • raft
  • good deal
  • spate
  • lot
  • peck
  • hatful
  • inundation
  • torrent
  • heap
  • pile

Antonyms

  • misfortune
  • good luck
  • success
  • unite

Etymology

  • flock (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • flok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • floc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. flock

noun. ['ˈflɑːk'] an orderly crowd.

Synonyms

  • crowd

Antonyms

  • ebbtide
  • good fortune

Etymology

  • flock (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • flok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • floc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. flock

noun. ['ˈflɑːk'] a group of sheep or goats.

Synonyms

  • sheep
  • animal group

Antonyms

  • minimum
  • scarcity
  • empty

Etymology

  • flock (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • flok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • floc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. flock

verb. ['ˈflɑːk'] come together as in a cluster or flock.

Synonyms

  • huddle
  • huddle together
  • bunch
  • cluster
  • bunch together
  • gather
  • foregather
  • bunch up
  • clump
  • constellate
  • meet
  • assemble

Antonyms

  • euphemism
  • diverge
  • spread
  • decrease

Etymology

  • flock (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • flok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • floc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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