Collective Noun for Raccoons

What Is a Group of Raccoons Called?

A group of raccoons is called a gaze.
Collective NounUsage
gazea gaze of raccoons
collective noun for raccoons

gaze of raccoons

What Type of Word is "Gaze"?

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

"Gaze Is" or "Gaze Are"?

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