Synonyms for bevy
Antonyms for bevy
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BEVY
No bevy of ladies, no merry parties, no pageants worthy of the name.
At that they laughed, and said they must choose him a bevy of fair women.
The two Kit had pointed out were, as well as we could judge, the fairest of the bevy.
There was a bevy of girls about her and they all talked at once.
They scuttled into the nearest seats at hand like a bevy of startled partridges.
Suzette Beauvais and her guests, a bevy of girls, had come from Grandchamp.
When he came on shipboard he was accompanied by a bevy of courtesans.
And after that none of the bevy had dared to broach the subject to Virginia.
What you want is a bevy of bachelors as fellow-passengers, young ones at that.
The balconies were filled with people; every window had its bevy of heads.
early 15c., collective noun of quails and ladies, from Anglo-French bevée, of unknown origin. One supposed definition of the word is "a drinking bout," but this is perhaps a misprint of bever, from Old French beivre (see beverage). Still, it's possible that the original sense could be a company of birds gathered at a puddle or pool for drinking or bathing.