Definition of gregarious adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɡrɪˈɡeəriəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɡrɪˈɡeriəs//
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  1. 1liking to be with other people synonym sociable She’s very outgoing and gregarious. Hugh was a popular and gregarious man. See related entries: Friendly
  2. 2(biology) (of animals or birds) living in groups
  3. Word Origin mid 17th cent.: from Latin gregarius (from grex, greg- ‘a flock’) + -ous.
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