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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Crowds or groups of people especially when acting as if in a herd (moving docily together).

Usage examples (37)
  • Noun : They came to Yankee Stadium in droves
  • Urban dwellers are retreating in droves from the hectic pace.
  • Business and population are fleeing in droves from the state.
  • The young came in droves in their jeans and Nikes. for more
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