Collective Noun for Orangutans
What Is a Group of Orangutans Called?A group of orangutans is called a buffoonery.
|a buffoonery of orangutans
buffoonery of orangutans
What Type of Word is "Buffoonery"?The word "buffoonery" is a collective noun. A collective noun is a word used to represent a group of people, animals, or things.
"Buffoonery Is" or "Buffoonery Are"?Writers are often unsure whether to treat a collective noun like "buffoonery" 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 buffoonery is moving nearer.
- The buffoonery are moving in different directions.