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CollectiveNounsofPeople

A
A faculty of academics
A troupe of acrobats
A cast/company of
actors/players
A bench of aldermen
A host of angels
A conflagration of arsonists
A troupe of artistes
A team of athletes
B
A tabernacle of bakers
A babble of barbers
A promise of barmen
A thought of barons
A squad of beaters
A bevy/galaxy of beauties
A bench/psalter of bishops
A blush of boys
A troop of boy scouts
A feast of brewers
A pack of brownies
A shuffle of bureaucrats
A goring of butchers
A sneer of butlers
C
A slate of candidates
A chapter/dignity of canons
A company/syndicate of
capitalists
A congregation of churchgoers
A school of clerks
A cutting/drunkship of cobblers
A hastiness of cooks
A shrivel of critics
A bunch/gang of crooks
A cowardice of curs
D
A troupe/group of dancers
A decanter/decorum of deans

A board of directors
An obstruction of dons
E
A staff of employees
A panel of experts
F
A stalk of foresters
A party of friends
G
A talent of gamblers
A company of girl guides
A galaxy of governesses
A conjunction of grammarians
A caravan of gypsies
H
A herd of harlots
A melody of harpists
An observance of hermits
A gang of hoodlums
A cavalcade of horsemen
A blast of hunters
J
A bench/sentence of judges
K
A banner/rout of knights
A dynasty/line of kings/rulers
L
A gang of laborers
A bevy of ladies
An eloquence of lawyers
A colony of lepers
An audience of listeners
M
An illusion of magicians
A bench of magistrates
A riches of matrons

A morbidity of majors
A band/body of men
A faith of merchants
A diligence of messengers
A troupe of minstrels
A cortege of mourners
A band/orchestra of musicians
N
A tribe of natives
A superfluity of nuns
O
A crowd of onlookers
P
A curse/illusion/misbelieving of
painters
A malapertness of
pedlars/peddler
A class of pupils
A crowd/audience/congregation/mob of people
A troupe/troup of performers
A skirl of pipers
A posse/patrol of
police/policemen
A team of players
A converting of preachers
A pity/gang of prisoners
R
A pack of rascals
A band/gang of robbers
A mob of rioters
S
A crew/company of sailors
A horde of savages
A troop of scouts
A scolding of seamstresses
A house of senators
A subtlety of sergeants-at-law
An obeisance/staff of servants

A posse of sheriffs
A blackening of shoemakers
A choir/group of singers
An army/brigade/company/
division/muster/platoon/troop/
regiment of soldiers
A crowd of spectators
A galaxy of film stars
A class of students
A simplicity of subalterns
T
A disguising of tailors

A glozing of taverners
A staff of teachers
A den/gang/pack of thieves
A board of trustees
A flock of tourists
U
An unction of undertakers

W
An ambush of widows
A coven of witches
A gaggle/galaxy of women
A gang of workmen
A congregation of worshippers
A worship of writers
Y
A fellowship of yeomen

V
A prudence of vicars

CollectiveNounsofAnimals
A
A menagerie/zoo of wild
animals
A herd of antelope
A colony or an
army/nest/swarm of ants
A shrewdness of apes
A herd or pace of asses
B
A culture of bacteria
A cete of badgers
A shoal of bass
A sleuth or sloth of bears
A colony of beavers
A swarm, grist or hive of bees
A flock, flight, congregation or
volery of birds
A sedge or siege of bitterns
A sounder of boars
A herd of buffalo
A brace or clash of bucks
C
An army of caterpillars
A train of camels
A clowder or clutter of cats
A herd or drove of cattle
A brood or peep/flock of
chickens
A clutch or
chattering/brood/flock of chicks
A bed of clams
A quiver of cobras

A rag of colts
A cover of coots
A kine of cows (twelve cows
are a flink)
A band of coyote
A sedge or siege of cranes
A float of crocodiles
A murder of crows
A litter of cubs
A herd of curlews
A cowardice of curs
D
A herd of deer
A pack of dogs
A dule/flight of doves
A brace, paddling or team of
ducks
E
A clutch of eggs
A herd of elephants
A pod of elephant seals
A weaner pod is yearling
elephant seals
A gang of elks
A mob of emus
F
A business or fesnyng of ferrets
A charm of finches
A school, shoal, run, haul, catch
or draught of fish
A swarm/cloud of flies

A skulk or leash of foxes


An army or colony of frogs
G
A flock, gaggle or skein (in
flight) of geese
A cloud or horde of gnats
A herd, tribe or trip goats
A charm of goldfinches
A band of gorillas
A leash of greyhounds
A colony of gulls
H
A down or husk of hares
A cast or kettle of hawks
A brood of hens
A hedge of herons
A school of herrings/other small
fish
A drift, or parcel of hogs
A team, pair or
harras/drove/string/stud of
horses
A pack, mute or cry of hounds
I
A cloud/plague/swarm of
insects
J
A smack or fluther of jellyfish

K
A troop or mob of kangaroos
A kindle or litter of kittens
L
An ascension or exaultation of
larks
A leap (leep) of leopards
A pride/troop of lions
A plague/cloud/flight/swarm of
locusts
M
A tiding of magpies
A sord of mallards
A stud of mares
A richness of martens
A nest of mice
A labour of moles
A troop of monkeys
A barren or span of mules
O
A parliament of owls
A yoke, drove, team or herd of
oxen
A bed of oysters

P
A company of parrots
A covey of partridges
A muster or ostentation of
peacocks
A litter of peeps
A nest, nide (nye) or bouquet of
pheasants
A flock or flight of pigeons
A litter of pigs/piglets
A wing or congregation of
plovers
A string of ponies
A pod/school of porpoises
A litter of puppies
Q
A covey or bevy of quail
R
A nest of rabbits
A pack or swarm of rats
A rhumba of rattlesnakes
An unkindness of ravens
A crash or herd of rhinos
A bevy of roebucks
A building or clamour of rooks

A drove or flock of sheep


A nest of snakes
A walk or wisp of snipe
A host of sparrows
A dray of squirrels
A murmuration of starlings
A mustering of storks
A flight of swallows
A bevy, herd, lamentation or
wedge of swans
A flock of swifts
A sounder or drift/herd of swine
T
A spring of teal
A knot of toads
A hover of trout
A rafter of turkeys
A pitying or dule of turtledoves
A bale of turtles
W
A pod of walrus
A school, gam or pod of whales
A nest of vipers
A pack or route of wolves
A fall of woodcocks
A descent of woodpeckers

S
A herd or pod of seals

CollectiveNounsofThings
A
A stack of arms
A flight of aeroplanes
A quiver/sheaf of arrows
A crop of apples
An album of autographs
B
A hand/bunch/comb of bananas
A string of beads
A shower of blows
A library of books
A batch of bread
A hail of bullets
A hedge/clump of bushes

C
A line of cars
A pack of cards
A set if china
A packet of cigarettes
A roll of cloth
A bundle of old clothes
An outfit/suit of clothes
A set of clubs
A cluster of coconuts
A collection of coins
A stack/sheaf/harvest of corn
A bale of cotton
A collection of curiosities

D
A layer of dirt
A chest of drawers
A cloud of dust
A cluster of diamonds
E
A series/chain of events
A clutch of eggs
A book of exercises
F
A reel/roll of film
A bundle of firewood
A block of flats

A bunch/bouquet/garland/
wreath of flowers
A basket/crate of fruit
A suite of furniture
G
A compendium of games
A sheaf of grain
A cluster/bunch of grapes
A tuft of grass
A catalogue/stock of goods
A battery of guns
H
A bundle/stack of hay
A mass/tuft of hair
A range of hills
A row of houses
I
An archipelago/group of islands
K
A bunch of keys
L
A pack of lies
A packet of letters
M
A chain/range of mountains
A fleet of motor-cars
N
A list of names
A book/wad of notes
P
A ream/sheaf of paper
A rope/necklace/string of pearls
A collection of pictures
A catalogue of prices
A glossary of difficult phrases
An album of photographs
An anthology of poems
R
A bundle of rags
A pencil of rays
A shower/fall of rain
A collection of relics
A bowl of rice

A suite of rooms
A heap of rubbish
A heap/mass of ruins
S
A fleet of ships
A pair of shoes
A column of smoke
A fall of snow
A heap of soil
A collection/album of stamps
A cluster/constellation/galaxy
of stars
A flight of steps
A bundle of sticks
A heap of stones
T
A fleet of taxis
A stack of timber
A reel of thread
A set of tools
An orchard of fruit trees
A grove/forest of trees
W
A sheaf/harvest of wheat
A stack/stpcl of wood
A bale of wool
A glossary of difficult words