Synonyms of bunch
1 groupDictionary (informal) • The players were a great bunch.
group • The trouble involved a small group of football supporters.
band • bands of government soldiers
crowd • All the old crowd from my university days were there.
party • a party of explorers
team • Mr Hunter and his management team
troop • She was aware of a little troop of travellers watching them.
gathering • He spoke today before a large gathering of world leaders.
crew (informal) • a motley crew of college friends
gang • He was attacked by a gang of youths.
knot • A little knot of men stood clapping.
mob • a growing mob of demonstrators
flock • his flock of advisors
swarm • A swarm of people encircled the hotel.
multitude • the multitudes that surround the Pope
bevy • a bevy of little girls
2 bouquetDictionary • He had left a huge bunch of flowers in her hotel room.
bouquet • a bouquet of dried violets
garland • They wore garlands of summer flowers in their hair.
wreath • She wore a wreath of jasmine flowers in her hair.
sheaf • He took out a sheaf of papers and leafed through them.
3 clusterDictionary • She had fallen asleep clutching a fat bunch of grapes.
cluster • A cluster of men blocked the doorway.
clump • There was a clump of trees bordering the side of the road.
bundle • He gathered the bundles of clothing into his arms.
parcel • He described them, quite rightly, as a parcel of rogues.
tuft • He had a small tuft of hair on his chin.
4 numberDictionary • We did a bunch of songs together.
number • I have had an enormous number of letters from concerned parents.
lot • We've just sacked one lot of builders.
mass • On his desk is a mass of books and papers.
pile • a pile of books
quantity • a vast quantity of food
stack • There were stacks of books on the bedside table and floor.
heap • a heap of bricks
batch • the current batch of trainee priests
gatherDictionary • She clutches the sides of her skirt until it bunches around her waist.
gather • Gather the skirt at the waist.
wrinkle • I wrinkled the velvet.
pleat • large baggy trousers, pleated at the front
ruffle • She let the wind ruffle her hair.
rumple • I leaned forward to rumple his hair.
pucker • She puckered her lips and kissed him on the nose.
PHRASAL VERB:▷ bunch together or up
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bandA band of people is a group of people who have joined together because they share an interest or belief.
• bands of government soldiers
batchA batch of things or people is a group of things or people of the same kind, especially a group that is dealt with at the same time or is sent to a particular place at the same time.
• the current batch of trainee priests
bevyA bevy of people is a group of people all together in one place.
• a bevy of little girls
Thesaurus for bunch from the Collins English Thesaurus
a number of things growing, fastened, or grouped together
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