Collective Noun for Parrots

What Is a Group of Parrots Called?

A group of parrots is called a company.
Collective NounUsage
companya company of parrots
collective noun for parrots

company of parrots

Other Words for a Group of Parrots

While company is the most common collective noun for parrots, a group of parrots is also called a prattle or pandemonium.

What Type of Word is "Company"?

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

"Company Is" or "Company Are"?

Writers are often unsure whether to treat a collective noun like "company" 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 company is moving nearer. correct tick
  • The company are moving in different directions. correct tick
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This page was written by Craig Shrives.