Word Of The Day – 15/10/14


WORD OF THE DAY


GREGARIOUS(Adjective)
/ɡrɪˈɡeəriəs/

Meaning:
Enjoying the company of other people; sociable.
(of animals) Living together in herds or flocks.
(of plants) Growing close together but not in dense clusters.

Usage:
He is naturally gregarious, and the work obviously suits him.
A gregarious child ran up to every person on the playground and wanted to be their friend.
Agapanthus is a gregarious flower that likes to be crowded.

Pronunciationhttp://www.macmillandictionary.com/pronunciation/british/gregarious


IDIOM/PHRASE OF THE DAY


CREAM OF THE CROP

Meaning:
The best of a particular group.

Usage:
These three students are very bright. They are the cream of the crop in their class.
This particular car is the cream of the crop.
We’re only interested in the cream of the crop, so don’t send us any second-rate samples.
Only the cream of the crop will be invited to the interviews.

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