Collective Noun for Frogs

What Is a Group of Frogs Called?

A group of frogs is called a knot.
Collective NounUsage
knota knot of frogs
collective noun for frogs

knot of frogs

Other Words for a Group of Frogs

While knot is the most common collective noun for frogs, a group of frogs is also called an army.

What Type of Word is "Knot"?

The word "knot" is a collective noun. A collective noun is a word used to represent a group of people, animals, or things.

"Knot Is" or "Knot Are"?

Writers are often unsure whether to treat a collective noun like "knot" as singular or plural. As a general rule, you should treat a collective noun as singular. However, if the context of your sentence focuses on the individuals within the group, you should treat it as plural. For example:
  • The knot is moving nearer. correct tick
  • The knot are moving in different directions. correct tick
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This page was written by Craig Shrives.