Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: flock
IPA transcription: [fl'ɑk]
Pronunciations of flock
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: flock
    Meaning: a church congregation guided by a pastor
  • Synonyms: flock
    Meaning: a group of birds
  • Synonyms: batch, deal, flock, good_deal, great_deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite_a_little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy_sum, wad
    Meaning: (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"
  • Synonyms: troop, flock
    Meaning: an orderly crowd; "a troop of children"
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: flock
    Meaning: move as a crowd or in a group; "Tourists flocked to the shrine where the statue was said to have shed tears"
Usage examples
  • Concerning the flock?
  • Like a calm flock of silver-fleeced sheep
  • His influence over his flock was immense.
  • The doom of their flock seemed inevitable.
  • "Alas! no, my dear sister, I see a flock of sheep."
  • "I see a cloud of dust, but it is only a flock of sheep on the road."
  • After that she returned to her flock, but they were nowhere to be seen.
  • Grant, O Jesus, that the flock may follow in the path of the shepherd."
  • A flock of citizen sheep scrambled out and another flock scrambled aboard.
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