Definition of 'flock'
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Thousands of people flocked to a country show with an urban twist. Times, Sunday Times (2016)No studio will care if their plotting is simple as long as people flock to see them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This flock was going in that direction. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That gives all the birds in the flock a better chance of taking evasive action. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Bosses are fed up with people flocking to the photo shop to leave flowers outside. The Sun (2017)They say working in 15-year cycles gives no incentive to invest in their flocks of sheep. The Sun (2016)Family flocks frequently feed together. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There have not been numbers like that this year, but small flocks and individuals are quite widely scattered across the country. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It's astonishing in volume and tone, like listening to a huge flock of sheep. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Millions of fans, old and new, flocked to see him around the world. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We tended a small flock of sheep for our landlord. Christianity Today (2000)You could feel the vibration from it and a huge flock of birds all took off. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And the crowds flock to see them. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Thousands of people flocked to beaches and parks to soak up the sun. The Sun (2015) Thousands flocked to the seaside after months of wet weather. The Sun (2012)Twice the usual number of people flocked to catch a glimpse of the pair. The Sun (2009)Stick with it and you might become one of the flock. The Sun (2006)They thrived by dint of feeding in high trees and by moving around in large flocks. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She sees a flock of mountain sheep. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When a large flock goes up into the sky they are a striking sight. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They are most likely to be seen in small flocks in birch trees. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There was speculation that a flock of birds may have brought it down. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They still feed in flocks in the fields. Times, Sunday Times (2014) People would flock to take advantage of the good deals and end up spending money. The Sun (2010)So why do we still flock in our thousands? Times, Sunday Times (2014)If they feel the flock moving in a certain direction they join the movement. The Sun (2012) Crowds flocked to see this curious exhibit and it quickly became a topic of conversation in fashionable society. 1066: and the Hidden History of the Bayeux Tapestry (2004)Long after its release in 1995 fans flocked to see it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This was a purely agricultural village, growing acres of corn and tending large flocks of sheep. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)I CAN'T imagine the fans flocking to this one. The Sun (2009)Now the famous flock here, the Princes included. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'flock'
British English: flock /flɒk/ NOUN
A flock of birds, sheep, or goats is a group of them. Flock can take the singular or plural form of the verb.
- American English: flock
- Arabic: سِرْب
- Brazilian Portuguese: rebanho
- Chinese: 群
- Croatian: stado
- Czech: stádo
- Danish: flok
- Dutch: kudde
- European Spanish: rebaño
- Finnish: lauma
- French: troupeau
- German: Herde
- Greek: κοπάδι
- Italian: gregge
- Japanese: 群れ
- Korean: 무리 그룹
- Norwegian: flokk
- Polish: stado
- European Portuguese: rebanho
- Romanian: stol
- Russian: стая
- Spanish: rebaño
- Swedish: flock
- Thai: ฝูงสัตว์
- Turkish: sürü
- Ukrainian: зграя
- Vietnamese: đàn bầy
British English: flock VERB
If people flock to a particular place or event, a very large number of them go there, usually because it is pleasant or interesting.
The public have flocked to the show.
- American English: flock
- Brazilian Portuguese: mover-se em bando
- Chinese: 群集于
- European Spanish: acudir en masa
- French: venir en masse
- German: in Scharen kommen
- Italian: accorrere in massa
- Japanese: 押し寄せる
- Korean: 몰려가다
- European Portuguese: mover-se em bando
- Spanish: acudir en masa
Definition of flock from the Collins English Dictionary
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