verb (used without object), gag·gled, gag·gling.
Origin of gaggle
Examples from the Web for gaggle
Growing up in Wellsville, New York, Beck was the middle child in a gaggle of sisters and a brother.
We met with a gaggle of foreign ministers for hours over days.Is ‘The Interview’ About to Launch a Nuclear Sequel War?|Kevin Bleyer|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A gaggle of adolescent dragons intent on flame-broiling every goat in Meereen.Game of Thrones’ Ep. 6, ‘The Laws of Gods and Men’: The Riveting Trial of Tyrion Lannister|Andrew Romano|May 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You name it, we went there, along with a gaggle of individuals who each had some kind of purpose.Sandi Thom On How To Make It As A Female Rock Star|Sandi Thom|April 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A gaggle of party faithful across the country will have six years in office to cut their teeth.
He hears the gaggle of geese, the trumpetings of wild swans, and the cry of the curlew as it hovers over the lights.Poachers and Poaching|John Watson
Then, with a clang of wings and a chorus of shrill quacks, a gaggle of wild duck got up and sped away into the dark.The City in the Clouds|C. Ranger Gull
British Dictionary definitions for gaggle
Word Origin for gaggle
Word Origin and History for gaggle
late 15c., gagyll, with reference to both geese and women. Barnhart says possibly from Old Norse gagl "small goose, gosling, bird;" OED calls it "one of the many artificial terms invented in the 15th c. as distinctive collectives referring to particular animals or classes of persons." Possibly of imitative origin (cf. Dutch gagelen "to chatter;" Middle English gaggle "to cackle," used of geese, attested from late 14c.).