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Informal and humorous words for groups of people

bunch

noun

a group of people

gang

noun

a group of friends, especially young people

mob

noun

a group of people who are connected in some way: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

crew

noun

a group of people

clan

noun

a group of people who share an interest or aim

bevy

noun

a group of people or things of the same kind

lot

noun

a particular group of people

shower

noun

a group of people who you do not like or respect

gaggle

noun

a group of people, especially a noisy and uncontrolled group

posse

noun

a group of friends. This word is mainly used by young people.

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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dish

to gossip or share personal information with someone …

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