A noun that refers to a group of individuals or individual things (e.g., team of players, bundle of newspapers or a wealth of blogs, as seen on the ETO blog)..
I have put together a list of collective nouns for you guys and girls. There are so many collective nouns in English grammar, so I have picked a few that I think are more fun and interesting.
Have a read, go out and use these collective nouns and impress your friends. Enjoy ^__^
Objects Collective Noun
Bananas Bunch, Comb
Documents Dossier, Wealth
Flowers Bunch, Bouquet
Islands Archipelago, Chain, Group
Machine guns Nest
Paper Pad (together), Ream (loose)
Ships Armada, Fleet, Flotilla
Things Bunch, Cluster
Trash Heap, Pile
Trees Clump, Coupe, Forest, Grove, Stand, Stillness, Thicket, Wood
Please write in the comment box which one of these collective nouns you liked the most.
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