Definition of gaggle noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈɡæɡl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡæɡl//
    Groups of animals
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  1. 1a group of noisy people a gaggle of tourists/schoolchildren
  2. 2a group of geese See related entries: Groups of animals
  3. Word OriginMiddle English (as a verb): imitative of the noise that a goose makes; compare with Dutch gaggelen and German gackern.
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