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horde

Synonyms and Antonyms of horde

a great number of persons or creatures massed together

  • a horde of mosquitoes
  • hordes of tourists from the cruise ship crowded the shops and cafes
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Synonym Discussion of horde

crowd, throng, horde, crush, mob mean an assembled multitude. crowd implies a close gathering and pressing together.
    • a crowd gathered
throng and horde suggest movement and pushing.
    • a throng of reporters
    • a horde of shoppers
crush emphasizes the compactness of the group, the difficulty of individual movement, and the attendant discomfort.
    • a crush of fans
mob implies a disorderly crowd with the potential for violence.
    • an angry mob


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