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Definition of flock verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they flock
he / she / it flocks
past simple flocked
-ing form flocking
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  • to go or gather together somewhere in large numbers + adv./prep. Thousands of people flocked to the beach this weekend. Huge numbers of birds had flocked together by the lake. flock to do something People flocked to hear him speak.
  • Idioms
    birds of a feather (flock together) (saying)
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    people of the same sort (are found together)
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: flock