Meaning of GAGGLE in English


Pronunciation: ' ga-g ə l

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English gagyll, from gagelen to cackle

Date: 15th century

1 : FLOCK especially : a flock of geese when not in flight ― compare SKEIN

2 : a group, aggregation, or cluster lacking organization <a gaggle of reporters and photographers>

3 : an indefinite number <participated in a gaggle of petty crimes>

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.