Words nearby flocking
Definition for flocking (2 of 3)
- the Christian church in relation to Christ.
- a single congregation in relation to its pastor.
verb (used without object)
Origin of flock1
SYNONYMS FOR flock
OTHER WORDS FROM flockflock·less, adjective
usage note for flock
Definition for flocking (3 of 3)
verb (used with object)
Origin of flock2
Examples from the Web for flocking
Fashion designers, models, and bloggers are flocking to New York to check out the Fall/Winter 2014 runways.Where the Fashionistas Eat: An Insider's Guide to Fashion Week New York|The Fashion Beast Team|February 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Indeed, since then, Chinese tourists have been flocking to Copenhagen.The Surprising Reasons the Chinese Love the Little Mermaid|Chantel Tattoli|August 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Today immigrants are flocking to such unlikely places as Nashville, Richmond, Louisville, and Charlotte.Hot U.S. Cities That Offer Both Jobs and Culture Are Mostly Southern and Modest Sized|Joel Kotkin, Wendell Cox|July 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This explains why people are not flocking in large numbers to California anymore.
Mamet: Now we see the Liberal Young [caps in originals - a weakness of his] not flocking but stampeding into film schools.
The viewless air seemed to be flocking with hidden listeners.The Return|Walter de la Mare
Those who followed the call of the drum were flocking to no new trade.Kentucky in American Letters, v. 2 of 2|John Wilson Townsend
Your patrons will be flocking to your studio, and you have got nothing to show.Armorel of Lyonesse|Walter Besant
It was already nearly filled now by half-grown boys and girls, flocking in with their book straps and lunch-baskets.The Little Colonel's Knight Comes Riding|Annie Fellows Johnston
I believe this flocking on their part at this time of the year is a remnant of the old migratory habit.The Meaning of Evolution|Samuel Christian Schmucker
British Dictionary definitions for flocking (1 of 2)
noun (sometimes functioning as plural)
Word Origin for flock
British Dictionary definitions for flocking (2 of 2)
- waste from fabrics such as cotton, wool, or other cloth used for stuffing mattresses, upholstered chairs, etc
- (as modifier)flock mattress