Gregarious meaning

grĭ-gâr'ē-əs
The definition of gregarious is people or animals that are very social and enjoy being in crowds.

An example of gregarious is someone who talks with everyone at a party.

An example of gregarious is the living habits of elephants.

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Fond of the company of others; sociable.
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Seeking and enjoying the company of others; sociable.
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Tending to move in or form a group with others of the same kind.

Gregarious bird species.

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(zoology) Of animals that travel in herds or packs.
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(of a person) Describing one who enjoys being in crowds and socializing.
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Growing in groups that are close together but not densely clustered or matted.
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Living in herds or flocks.
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Growing in clusters.
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Having to do with a herd, flock, or crowd.
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Origin of gregarious

  • Latin gregārius belonging to a flock from grex greg- flock ger- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin gregārius.
    From Wiktionary