100 examples of collective nouns in English

100 examples of collective nouns in English


Collective nouns are words for single things that are made up of more than one person, place, animal, thing, or idea. Words like Flock, Crowd and Staff are collective noun examples. There are lots of collective nouns.

1.a bale of cotton

2.a basket of fruit

3.a batch of bread

4.a battery of guns


5.a bevy of ladies

6.a bevy of ladies

7.a block of flats

8.a board of directors

9.a body of men

10.a body of men


11.a book of notes

12.a bouquet of flowers

13.a bowl of rice

14.a bunch of crocks

15.a bunch of crocks

16.a bunch of keys

17.a bundle of sticks

18.a caravan of gypsies

19.a caravan of gypsies

20.A catalogue of prices

21.a catalogue of prices

22.a chest of drawers

23.A chest of drawers

24.a chest of drawers

25.a choir of singers

26.a choir of singers

27.a class of students

28.a class of students

29.a cloud of dust

30.a cluster of coconuts

31.a collection of coins

32.A colony of badgers

33.a comb of bananas

34.a company of actors

35.a company of actors

36.a crew of sailors

37.a crowd of people

38.a fleet of ships

39.a forest of trees

40.a gaggle of geese

41.a galaxy of stars

42.a gang of prisoners

43.a group of dancers

44.a group of islands

45.a hail of bullets

46.a hand of bananas

47.a harvest of wheat

48.a haul of fish

49.a heap of rubbish

50.a hedge of bushes

51.a herd of cattle

52.a hive of bees

53.a horde of savages

54.a horde of savages

55.a host of angels

56.a library of books

57.a line of kings

58.a mob of rioters

59.a nest of mice

60.a pack of thieves

61.a pack of wolves

62.a party of friends

63.a party of friends

64.a party of friends

65.a patrol of policemen

66.a patrol of policemen

67.a plague of locusts

68.a posse of policemen

69.a posse of policemen

70.a pride of lions

71.a quiver of arrows

72.a range of mountains

73.a ream of paper

74.a reel of film

75.a regiment of soldiers

76.a regiment of soldiers

77.a school of whales

78.a set of clubs

79.a sheaf of grain

80.a shower of rain

81.a stack of wood

82.a staff of employees

83.a staff of employees

84.a string of horses

85.a string of horses

86.a string of pearls

87.a stud of horses

88.a stud of horses

89.a swarm of bees

90.a swarm of bees

91.a team of players

92.a tribe of natives

93.a tribe of natives

94.a troop of scouts

95.a troop of scouts

96.a wad of notes

97.a zoo of wild animals

98.an anthology of poems

99.an outfit of clothes

100.sloth of bears