- a flock of geese
- any group or cluster
Origin of gaggleMiddle English gagel from gagelen, to cackle: origin, originally echoic
- A flock of geese.
- A cluster or group: “A gaggle of photographers huddled on the sidewalk beside a swelling crowd of onlookers” ( Gioia Diliberto )
Origin of gaggleMiddle English gagel from gagelen to cackle probably of imitative origin
(third-person singular simple present gaggles, present participle gaggling, simple past and past participle gaggled)
From Middle English gagelen (“to cackle”).