Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Associating in flocks or companies.

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Usage examples "gregarious":

  1. Any one who has been fortunate enough to have seen them travelling in the forests of South America, where the wild horses are gregarious, and travel in herds of five hundred to a thousand, has noticed that sentinels are always stationed around the herd. - "The Human Side of Animals", Royal Dixon.
  2. Even in the nesting- season these birds are gregarious, joining a flock generally as soon as they leave the nest. - "The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1", Allan O. Hume.
  3. Wilkins, from a friendly and gregarious fellow- being, had suddenly grown to sinister proportions in his mind. - "The Breaking Point", Mary Roberts Rinehart.