Definitions for gregariousgrɪˈgɛər i əs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gre•gar•i•ousgrɪˈgɛər i əs(adj.)

  1. fond of the company of others; sociable.

  2. living in flocks or herds.

  3. Bot. growing in open clusters or colonies; not matted together.

    Category: Botany

  4. pertaining to a flock or crowd.

Origin of gregarious:

1660–70; < L gregārius belonging to a flock =greg-, s. of grex flock +-ārius -ary


Princeton's WordNet

  1. gregarious(adj)

    (of animals) tending to form a group with others of the same species

    "gregarious bird species"

  2. gregarious(adj)

    instinctively or temperamentally seeking and enjoying the company of others

    "he is a gregarious person who avoids solitude"

  3. gregarious(adj)

    (of plants) growing in groups that are close together


  1. gregarious(Adjective)

    Describing one who enjoys being in crowds and socializing.

  2. gregarious(Adjective)

    Of animals that travel in herds or packs.

  3. Origin: From gregarius.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gregarious(adj)

    habitually living or moving in flocks or herds; tending to flock or herd together; not habitually solitary or living alone

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liking the company of other people

a gregarious person.

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