gregarious Definition

  • 1fond of company; sociable
  • 2living in flocks or loosely organized communities

Using gregarious: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "gregarious" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She's a gregarious person who loves to be around people.

  • Example

    The gregarious birds flew in a large flock.

  • Example

    He was known for his gregarious personality and love of parties.

gregarious Synonyms and Antonyms

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Antonyms for gregarious

Phrases with gregarious

  • an animal that lives in groups or flocks


    Geese are known to be gregarious animals.

  • a plant that grows in large, dense clusters


    Bamboo is a gregarious plant that grows in dense clusters.

  • behavior that is characterized by a desire to be around others


    His gregarious behavior made him popular among his peers.

Origins of gregarious

from Latin 'gregarius', meaning 'pertaining to a flock or herd'


Summary: gregarious in Brief

The term 'gregarious' [ɡrɪˈɡeəriəs] describes a person who is fond of company and enjoys being around people. It also refers to animals that live in flocks or communities. Examples include 'She's a gregarious person who loves to be around people.' and 'The gregarious birds flew in a large flock.' The term extends to phrases like 'gregarious animal,' and 'gregarious behavior,' denoting a desire to be around others.