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noun as in uncontrolled throng, pack

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The city became a Mecca for hordes of hipsters and creative types as well as young people seeking their fortune in finance.

Hordes of celebrants, swept by rain, surged over the five-year-old Brooklyn Bridge.

Nearby us are hordes of young Kurdish men ready to cross the border to fight.

For most of the game it was one American against the Belgian hordes.

Akysonov has a gang of fascistic ultras known as the Lupine Hordes, which are intent on invading Moscow and restoring Holy Russia.

The new day had hardly begun when the guerrilla hordes poured down on Foster's little army, confident of an easy victory.

His object was to reach Allahabad that night—not to hew his way through opposing hordes and risk being cut down in the process.

These people were then compelled to enter into a contract with these wild hordes, and to buy themselves off by a yearly tribute.

But of the hordes of scribblers that followed in the wake of Hudibras, scarcely any possessed Butler's sense of satiric propriety.

He could see how it went—the hordes of half-educated people who read books and were moved to write something like them.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hordes, such as: crowd, crush, swarm, gang, mob, and multitude.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.