meaning of bevy

bevy meaning in General Dictionary

an organization an assembly or number of persons particularly of females

View more

  • a large gathering of men and women of a particular kind
  • a flock of birds (especially whenever collected close together on a lawn)
  • A company; an assembly or collection of persons, specifically of women.
  • A flock of birds, specifically quails or larks; additionally, a herd of roes.

bevy meaning in Etymology Dictionary

early 15c., collective noun of quails and females, from Anglo-French bev


bevy meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) An organization; an assembly or collection of people, especially of ladies.

View more

  • (n.) A flock of birds, specifically quails or larks; additionally, a herd of roes.

Sentence Examples with the word bevy

He half expected a bevy of uniforms to break down his door before the sun peeked over the amphitheater east of Ouray, signaling another day.

View more Sentence Examples