• What is a collective noun
    A collective noun is a noun that refers to a group of people, animals or things. For example, a group of workers is called a team. The collective noun for a group of owls is a parliament. Given below is the complete list of all the collective nouns that are in current usage.
    Collective Nouns List
    subject collective noun
    aardvarksarmoury
    academicsfaculty
    accidentspile
    accountantsbalance
    acrobatstroupe
    activitiesschedule
    actorscast
    actressesentrance
    actuariestable
    adderssum
    administratorsnetwork
    admiralsbridge
    adolescentsacne
    advocatesargument
    aeroplanesflight
    agentsdeal
    aircraftflight
    albatrossesrookery
    aliens (extraterrestrial)attack
    aliens (noncitizens)boatload
    alligatorscongregation
    alpacasherd
    ambassadorsdelegation
    ambulancesfleet
    ammunitioncache
    amoebasooze
    anatomistscorps
    angelshost
    anglerscatch
    animalsherd
    antelopesherd
    antsarmy
    apartmentsblock
    apesshrewdness
    applesbushel
    apple treesorchard
    archer fishcompany
    archerscompany
    architectsrendering
    armadillosroll
    armoured carscolumn
    armscache
    arrowsquiver
    artmuseum
    artillerybattery
    artistestroupe
    asparagusbundle
    assesherd
    asteroidsbelt
    astrologersknot
    astronautstrajectory
    astronomersgalaxy
    athletesteam
    attendantsentourage
    attorneysgreed
    auctioneershammer
    auksflock
    auntssuffocation
    Aussiesoutback
    authorsadvance
    avocetscolony
    baboonstroop
    bachelorsscore
    bacteriaculture
    badgerscete
    bakersaroma
    balloonsfestival
    bananashand
    bankerswunch
    baptistsimmersion
    barbersbabble
    baronsthought
    barracudabattery
    bartenderspromise
    bassfleet
    batscolony
    beadsstring
    beanshill
    bearssleuth
    beautiesbevy
    beautiful ladiesbevy
    beaverscolony
    beesswarm
    beggarsfighting
    bellspeal
    billswad
    birdsflock
    bishopsbench
    bisongang
    bitternssedge
    blanketsswelter
    bloodhoundssute
    blossomsflourish
    boarsherd
    boatsfleet
    bobolinkschain
    bombscluster
    bookkeepersaudit
    bookslibrary
    bottlescouple
    bowlsset
    boxersring
    boysblush
    bratspassel
    breadbatch
    bridegroomsthrall
    bridesthrill
    bucksherd
    budgerigarsflock
    buffaloesherd
    bulletsshower
    bullfinchesbellowing
    bullocksdrove
    bureaucratsshuffle
    busesfleet
    busboysspill
    busheshedge
    bustardsflock
    butchersgoring
    butlersdraught
    butterfliesflight
    butterfly fishschool
    buzzardswake
    camelsflock
    canariesopera
    candidatesslate
    candiesmint
    canyonsmaze
    capitalistssyndicate
    cardinalsconclave
    cardsdeck
    caribouherd
    carpenterspound
    carsfleet
    caterpillarsarmy
    Catholicsmass
    catsclowder
    cattleherd
    cavalrysquadron
    cellistsparenthesis
    cellphonesbabel
    censorsomitting
    chairsfold
    chamoisherd
    chartered planesfleet
    cheerleadersfrenzy
    cheetahscoalition
    chefssoupçon
    chemistscolloid
    chess playersboard
    chickensbrood
    childreningratitude
    chimpanzeeswhoop
    chinchillasherd
    choughschattering
    churchgoerscongregation
    churlscluster
    circuitsbank
    clamsbed
    clerksschool
    clothesbundle
    cloudssoufflé
    clownspratfall
    coachesfleet
    cobblerscutting
    cobrasquiver
    cockatooschattering
    cockroachesintrusion
    codlap
    coinsroll
    collective nounscatch
    coltsrag
    comediansgaggle
    commercialsglut
    commutersdash
    computer operatorsbyte
    computer programmersmegabyte
    composerschorus
    computerscluster
    con artistsscam
    concubinesharem
    condimentsaccompaniment
    coniesbury
    construction workerspiling
    contestantsfrenzy
    convictsgang
    cookshastiness
    cootscommotion
    cormorantsflight
    cornsheaf
    cottonbale
    coughschattering
    courtesansharem
    courtiersthreatening
    cousinscountryside
    cowboyssaunter
    cowsherd
    coyotesband
    crabsscuttle
    cranesherd
    creditorscurse
    credit cardsquicksand
    cricketerseleven
    cricketsorchestra
    criticspan
    crocodilesbask
    crowsmurder
    cubslitter
    cuckoldsincredibility
    curatescharge
    curlewshead
    curscowardice
    cymbalssign
    cynicsbark
    dancerstroupe
    deansdecorum
    debtmountain
    debtorssplit
    debutantesdiffidence
    decoratorstantrum
    deerherd
    dentistsamalgam
    dermatologistsrash
    designerssubtlety
    devilslegion
    diamondscluster
    diapersload
    diceluck
    dictatorstyranny
    dictionariesmeaning
    dieterspot
    dieticianstray
    dinosaursherd
    diplomatsbranle
    directionsvane
    directorsboard
    dirty clothesboard
    divorceesdesperation
    doctorsdoctrine
    documentswealth
    dodosextinction
    dogspack
    dollarsfistful
    dolphinspod
    dominoesfalling
    donkeysherd
    dotterelstrip
    dovesbevy
    dowagersbevy
    dragonsflight
    drawerschest
    drinksround
    drugscocktail
    drummersroll
    drumskettle
    drunksload
    ducklingsfleet
    ducksflock
    dunbirdsflight
    duncesconfederacy
    dungpile
    dunlinsfling
    dustpile
    dwarvesshortage
    eaglesconvocation
    earthquakesswarm
    economistsdeficit
    editorserudition
    eelsswarm
    eggsclutch
    egospumphouse
    elandherd
    electorscollege
    electriciansgrid
    elephantsherd
    elkherd
    elvesdrove
    embarrassmentsblush
    emotionswash
    employeesstaff
    emusmob
    engineersdesign
    Englishmenpound
    environmentalistsvigilance
    equestriansprance
    errandshassle
    errorscomedy
    estimationsbout
    eventschain
    examsseries
    executivesboard
    expertspanel
    exterminatorsslew
    fairiesherd
    falconscast
    familiesclutch
    fansthrill
    farmersplain
    fathersdistraction
    fencerspoke
    ferretsbusiness
    finchescharm
    figure skatersaxel
    firebaptism
    firefighterspluck
    firewoodfagot
    fireworksexultation
    firefliesconflagration
    fishschool
    fishermendrift
    flagsbunting
    flamingosstand
    flatsblock
    fliesswarm
    floristsbouquet
    flowersbouquet
    flutistsflutter
    foodpantry
    foolscompany
    footballersteam
    forestersstalk
    fowlroost
    foxesskulk
    freezersglacier
    Frenchmenpeck
    freshmenplenitude
    friarsskulk
    friendscircle
    frogsArmy
    fruitsbasket
    fruittreesorchard
    fungicolony
    furnituresuite
    gamblersroll
    gangstersmob
    garbagepile
    gardenerssprinkling
    gastroenterologistsmovement
    gaysvillage
    gearsrack
    geeseflock
    geldingsclipping
    genealogiststree
    generalsglitter
    geneticistshelix
    geologistsconglomerate
    gerbilshorde
    Germansgross
    ghostsfright
    giraffesherd
    girlsgiggle
    gloveselicat
    glazierscrash
    gluttonsslaver
    gnatscloud
    gnusherd
    goatsherd
    godspantheon
    goldhoard
    goldfinchescharm
    goldfishglint
    golf ballsflight
    golf cartsskitter
    golf clubsset
    golferslie
    goonsplunder
    gorillasband
    goshawksflight
    goslingsskein
    gossipsdish
    gourmandsdelicatessen
    gourmetsdelicatessen
    governessesgalaxy
    graduate studentsfortitude
    graduatesunemployment
    graffitieyesore
    grammariansconjunction
    grandparentswisdom
    grapesbunch
    grassesfistful
    grasshopperscloud
    greeting cardsbromide
    greyhoundsleash
    griffinspride
    gritsmess
    grousecovey
    guillemotsbazaar
    guinea pigsgroup
    guitaristsfret
    gullscolony
    gunfirehail
    gunsbattery
    gunshipshailstorm
    gurusprofit
    gymnaststumbler
    gynaecologistshandful
    gypsiesstore
    hackerscruft
    hairlock
    hairdresserspouf
    hamstershorde
    hangersjangle
    haresdown
    harlotsherd
    harpistsmelody
    harpstwangle
    hartsherd
    hawkscast
    haytruss
    hedgehogsprickle
    heirsexpectation
    helicoptershover
    hensbrood
    hermitsobservance
    heronssiege
    herringsglean
    hidesdicker
    hillsrange
    hindsparcel
    hippiestrip
    hippopotamusesbloat
    historiansargumentation
    hogssounder
    homeworkslew
    homosexualsensemble
    hornetsnest
    horsemencavalcade
    horsesherd
    hostlerslaughter
    houndspack
    housekeepersforesight
    houseshuddle
    hummingbirdscharm
    huntersblast
    husbandsmultiplying
    hyenasclan
    hypocritesregiment
    ibexherd
    ibisescolony
    icefloe
    icebergsdrift
    ice creambowl
    ice cream cartschime
    ichthyologistsscale
    iconsshield
    ideasfloodlight
    idiotsthicket
    iguanasmess
    impalascouple
    impressionistsblur
    infantrycrèche
    informationwealth
    in-lawsimposition
    insectsswarm
    instrumentsparley
    Irishmenpint
    islandschain
    Italiansexplosion
    jackdawsband
    jaguarsprowl
    jampreserve
    jaysband
    jellyfishfluther
    jetsfleet
    jewellersring
    jewelerycache
    jobsstring
    jockeysrace
    joggerswheeze
    journalistsscoop
    judgesbench
    jugglersneverthriving
    juicepack
    juniorsgratitude
    jurorsdamning
    kangaroosmob
    kestrelshover
    keysring
    kidscaper
    keglersbowl
    kingfishersrealm
    kingsline
    kitessoar
    kittenskindle
    kleptomaniacsclutch
    knavesriffraff
    knightsbanner
    knotscluster
    laborersgang
    ladiesbevy
    ladybirdsloveliness
    lambsfall
    landlordslaches
    lapwingsdeceit
    larksexaltation
    lawnmowersrasp
    lawyershuddle
    leavesautumn
    lecturersdrift
    leopardsleap
    leperscolony
    lesbianstough
    lettersbudget
    leveretskindle
    liarsglorifying
    librarianscatalogue
    licecolony
    liestissue
    linespencil
    linguistsbabble
    lionspride
    listenersaudience
    lizardslounge
    llamasherd
    loafersmultiplication
    loavesbatch
    lobbyistsbuttonhole
    localsplague
    lobstersrisk
    locksmithssesame
    locustsplague
    lolliespacket
    lordsleaping
    lorriesfleet
    lovebirdspair
    loverstrance
    luggageodyssey
    luminariesarray
    lutistslitany
    lynxchain
    lyricistsbridge
    machine gunsnest
    mackerelshoal
    magazineslabyrinth
    magiciansillusion
    magistratesbench
    magpiestiding
    maidensrage
    mailmenround
    mallardssord
    mallssprawl
    managersasylum
    manicuristsfile
    mapsatlas
    maresstud
    marinesmuscle
    martensrichness
    martinsrichess
    masseurspummel
    mastersexample
    matadorspavanne
    matchesbook
    mathematiciansnumber
    matronsriches
    mechanicsclutch
    mediatorscompromise
    meerkatsclan
    memberscouncil
    menband
    merchantsfaith
    merlinscast
    messengersdiligence
    metallurgistsamalgamation
    meteorologistsshower
    micenest
    microbiologistscolony
    midgesbite
    midwivesexpectation
    millionaireswealth
    ministersassembly
    minksrichness
    minnowsstream
    misershorde
    mockingbirdsimpression
    modelsslouch
    molescompany
    moneywad
    mongoosesband
    mongrelsménage
    monitorsbank
    monkeystroop
    monksabominable sight
    monstersbestiary
    moorhensplump
    mooseherd
    Mormonsbook
    morning gloriesdawn
    morticiansslab
    mosquitoesscourge
    mothersconsternation
    mothers-in-lawmutter
    motorcyclistsclutch
    mountaineersuprising
    mountainsrange
    mournerscortege
    mud hensfleet
    mulesbarren
    museumsmarch
    mushroomstroop
    musiciansband
    musselsbed
    narcissistsreflection
    nationsleague
    nativestribe
    neighboursannoyance
    nervesbundle
    nestlingsbrood
    newsboysscream
    newscastersveneer
    newspapersstack
    newtsarmada
    niecessqueal
    nightingaleswatch
    night watchmenpallor
    northernersfreeze
    noteswad
    nounscollective
    noisesgallimaufry
    numbersset
    nunssuperfluity
    nursesdearth
    nymphomaniacsspread
    oarsmenrow
    objectscollection
    oboistsplaint
    octopusesconsortium
    office boysogle
    officersmess
    oncologistslump
    onionsrope
    onlookerscrowd
    operasgrandiosity
    ophthalmologistsretinue
    optometristsvision
    orangespocket
    orangutansbuffoonery
    oratorspodium
    orchidscoterie
    orgiastsconcatenation
    orphansabandonment
    orthodontistsbrace
    orthopaedistscast
    osteopathsjoint
    ostrichesflock
    otologistsherd
    ottersbevy
    ovensrange
    owlsparliament
    oxbirdsfling
    oxenherd
    oystersbed
    paintersillusion
    paisleysswirl
    palindromestenet
    palm readershandful
    pandasembarrassment
    paparazziflash
    paperream
    paratroopersstorm
    pardonerslying
    parentspersistence
    parishionerskneeling
    parking attendantslot
    parrotscompany
    partridgescovey
    pathologistsbody
    patientsvirtue
    peacocksmuster
    pearlsstring
    peaspod
    peasantstoil
    peddlersmalapertness
    pediatriciansshot
    pelicanscolony
    penguinscolony
    peoplecrowd
    perchpack
    percussionistsmeter
    peregrinescadge
    performerstroupe
    pharmaciststincture
    pheasantsbouquet
    philatelistsstampede
    philosophersponder
    photographerssnap
    photographsalbum
    physicianscollege
    physicistsnucleus
    pianistspound
    picturesportfolio
    pigeonsflock
    pigletslitter
    pigsherd
    pilchardsshoal
    pilotsyoke
    pintailsknob
    piperspoverty
    piratesband
    planesflight
    plantsnursery
    playersteam
    playing cardsdeck
    ploverscongregation
    plumbersflush
    plumsbasket
    pochardrush
    poemsanthology
    poetsiamb
    poker playersstud
    polar bearsaurora
    polecatschine
    policeposse
    politiciansequivocation
    poniesstring
    Poodlessalon
    porcupinesprickle
    porpoisesschool
    portersgrip
    portfolio managersstock
    posersposse
    possumspassel
    postal workersparcel
    potholeswhiplash
    pottagemess
    potterswheel
    poultryrun
    prairie dogscoterie
    preachersconverting
    priestsmass
    prima donnasspite
    princesstate
    princessesroyalty
    principalslack
    prisonerspity
    producerspanic
    professionsgamut
    professorstenure
    programmersarchive
    proofreaderssquint
    proseanthology
    psychoanalystscomplex
    psychologistscomplex
    prostitutesstable
    ptarmigansparliament
    public speakerstwaddle
    puddlessplash
    puffinsraft
    Pugsgrumble
    pumaprowl
    punsgroan
    puppieslitter
    pyromaniacsblaze
    quailbevy
    Quakersmeeting
    quarterbackssack
    questionsnumber
    quiltshotbed
    rabbitscolony
    raccoonsgaze
    racehorsesstring
    radiologistsseries
    ragsbundle
    ramsbattery
    ratspack
    rattlesnakesrhumba
    ravensunkindness
    realtorslot
    reasonsrainbow
    rebuttalsquiver
    redwingcrowd
    reedsclump
    refugeesflight
    reindeerherd
    relativesdescent
    repairmenovercharge
    reportersscoop
    reviewerspan
    rhinocerosescrash
    richesembarrassment
    riotersmelee
    robbersband
    robinsworm
    roe deerbevy
    robotscog
    rooksbuilding
    roomssuite
    rosesbouquet
    ruffshill
    ruinsheap
    runnersfield
    sailorscrew
    saintscalendar
    salesmensample
    salmonbind
    saltlot
    sandheap
    sandpipersfling
    sardinesfamily
    satellitesorbit
    savageshorde
    scholarsbrow
    schoolboysrout
    Scotsclan
    seagullsflock
    Sea horsesherd
    sealsherd
    seamstressesscolding
    seismologistsquake
    senatorshouse
    seniorsattitude
    sergeantssubtlety
    sermonssquash
    servantsobeisance
    shadshoal
    sharksschool
    sheepherd
    sheldrakesdopping
    shellssalvo
    shepherdsSodom
    sheriffsposse
    shipsfleet
    shoemakersblackening
    shoesscandal
    shopperscrush
    shopping cartssamba
    shrimpstroup
    silk-screenspull
    silkskein
    similessuperfluity
    singerschoir
    sirenswail
    skunksstench
    slavescoffle
    slothsslumber
    slugscornucopia
    smokersbillow
    snailsrout
    snakesden
    snipewhisper
    snowblanket
    softwarecrash
    soldiersarmy
    sophomoresplatitude
    sopranossweetness
    sparrowshost
    spiderscluster
    spiesduplicity
    sponsorssplurge
    squirrelsscurry
    stairsflight
    stalkersfollowing
    stampsalbum
    starfishgalaxy
    starletsgalaxy
    starlingsmurmuration
    starsgalaxy
    statisticiansnumber
    stepsflight
    stewardscredence
    sticklebacksspread
    sticksfagot
    stingraysfever
    stoatspack
    stockbrokersportfolio
    storksmuster
    strawberriespunnet
    strumpetsflourish
    studentsclass
    submarinespack
    suitcasespack
    suitorsswarm
    summonersuntruth
    sundaysmonth
    surferswave
    surgeonsincision
    surprisesboo
    surveyorschain
    suspectsfidget
    swallowsflight
    swansbevy
    swiftsflock
    swimmersraft
    swindlersscheme
    swinesounder
    swingersorgy
    Swisswatch
    swordfishflotilla
    sycophantsgush
    tailorsdisguising
    tanksclank
    tapirscandle
    tapsterspromise
    tartsjam
    tasksagenda
    taxischarge
    teachersstaff
    tealsspring
    teddy bearshug
    teenagersattitude
    teethrage
    telecom workersbroadband
    termitescolony
    terriersterror
    testiclesclutch
    testsbattery
    Texansmob
    thievesgang
    thingsbunch
    thrushesmutation
    tigersstreak
    toadsknot
    tomorrowspromise
    toolsset
    tortoisescreep
    toucansdurante
    touristsflock
    toysassembly
    trainspostponement
    trainerstorment
    tranquilizersequanimity
    transvestitestravesty
    trashheap
    treasuretrove
    treesclump
    troopsparel
    troublessea
    trouthover
    trucksconvoy
    trumpetsflourish
    trusteesboard
    truthspithy
    tuba playerstumult
    tunafloat
    turdssteam
    turkeysraffle
    turtledovespitying
    turtlesbale
    umbrellasphalanx
    umpirespanel
    undertakersunction
    unicornsblessing
    used car salesmengreat deal
    ushersseat
    utensilsset
    vacationerspeel
    vampirescoven
    vansfleet
    vegetablesbasket
    vegetarianssprig
    vehiclesconvoy
    vendorshaggle
    vesselsfleet
    vicarsprudence
    violinistsstring
    vipersnest
    volescolony
    votersconstituency
    vultureswake
    wagersbook
    waitersabsence
    walkersamble
    wallabiesmob
    walrusesherd
    warshipsarmada
    warthogssounder
    washing machinesshudder
    waspsnest
    waterfowlplump
    weaponscache
    weaselssneak
    weaversshuttle
    whalesschool
    wheatsheaf
    whelpslitter
    whitingpod
    whoresparliament
    widgeoncompany
    widowsambush
    wildcatsdestruction
    wildebeestherd
    wild boarssounder
    wildfowlplump
    willowsbend
    windmillstilt
    wine tastersbouquet
    wing commandersflush
    winnersshout
    winningspurse
    witchescoven
    wivesimpatience
    wizardscongeries
    wolvespack
    wombatsmob
    womengaggle
    woodcord
    woodcocksfall
    woodpeckersdescent
    woodwindscord
    woolbale
    wordscharm
    workersteam
    wormsclew
    worshiperscongregation
    wrensherd
    wrestlersclutch
    writersworship
    yachtsfleet
    yaksherd
    yearsscore
    yeomenfellowship
    yesterdaysflight
    yogurtassortment
    youthsoptimism
    zebrasherd
    zombiesstench
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