Definition of


  1. (noun, group) a flock of birds (especially when gathered close together on the ground)
  2. (noun, group) a large gathering of people of a particular type
    a bevy of young beach boys swarmed around him

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Bevy

Hypernyms: assemblage, flock, gathering

Origin of the word Bevy

  1. early 15c., collective noun of quails and ladies, from Anglo-Fr. bev?e, of unknown origin. One supposed definition of the word is "a drinking bout," but this is perhaps a misprint of bever, from O.Fr. beivre (see beverage). Still, it's possible that the original sense could be a company of birds gathered at a puddle or pool for drinking or bathing. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Bevy

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