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throng

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of throng

  1. a great number of persons or creatures massed together grabbed a megaphone and addressed the vast throng Synonyms of throng army, bike [chiefly Scottish], cram, crush, drove, flock, herd, horde, host, legion, mass, mob, multitude, press, rout, scrum, swarm, crowdWords Related to throng masses, millions, rabble, rabblement, riffraff; gaggle; heap, mountain, pile; jam, logjam

Synonym Discussion of throng

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

throng

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of throng

  1. to move upon or fill (something) in great numbers fans thronged the field to celebrate the win Synonyms of throng flock, mob, swarm, crowdWords Related to throng beset, infest, invade, overrun; clog, dam, jam, obstruct, plug (up)



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