"fond of the company of others; sociable; extroverted" OR "living in flocks or herds, as animals do." From the Latin adjective gregarius, a, um
meaning "belonging to a flock," which comes from the Latin noun grex, gregis
meaning "flock (of sheep or birds, etc.)." (All information is from www.wikipedia.org
RELATED WORDS/PHRASES – congregation (as in "the flock"), egregious (from ex grege, meaning "out of the flock" or "rising above the flock"), segregate (to separate from the flock), aggregate (bring together in a flock), and so on.
Sample sentence – “Ian is always the life of the party and he can hold a conversation with anyone - he is so gregarious!"
ABBREVIATION OF THE WEEK: I.E. (ID EST) - id est
means "that is (to say)" or "in other words" and is used to explain something further. Id
is a neuter nominative singular personal (actually demonstrative) pronoun and est
is a 3rd person singular present tense linking verb meaning "is."
GUESS THE APHORISM OF THE WEEK: Too many cooks... (scroll for the answer)
...spoil the soup.