Collective Nouns List in English

Collective noun is a noun which describes a group of things oe people.  Here is most important collective nouns related to persons, animals and things;

Collective Nouns – Persons

a band of musicians
a bevy of ladies
a board of directors
a body of men
a bunch of crocks
a caravan of gypsies
a choir of singers
a class of students
a company of actors
a congregation of worshippers
a crew of sailors
a crowd of people
a dynasty of kings
a gang of prisoners
a group of dancers
a horde of savages
a host of angels
a line of kings
a mob of rioters
a pack of thieves
a party of friends
a patrol of policemen
a posse of policemen
a regiment of soldiers
a staff of employees
a team of players
a tribe of natives
a troop of scouts
a troupe of artistes

Collective Nouns – Animals

an army of ants
a bevy of quail
a broad of chickens
a catch of fish
a cloud of insects
a colony of gulls
a drove of horses
a flight of birds
a flock of sheep
a gaggle of geese
a haul of fish
a herd of cattle
a hive of bees
a host of sparrows
a kindle of kittens
a litter of cubs
a menagerie of wild animals
a murder of crows
a nest of mice
a pack of wolves
a plague of locusts
a pride of lions
a school of whales
a shoal of fish
a skein of wild geese in flight
a string of horses
a stud of horses
a swarm of bees
a team of oxen
a train of camels
a tribe of goats
a troop of lions
a zoo of wild animals

Collective Nouns – Things

an album of photographs
an anthology of poems
an archipelago of islands
a bale of cotton
a basket of fruit
a batch of bread
a battery of guns
a block of flats
a book of notes
a bouquet of flowers
a bowl of rice
a bunch of keys
a bundle of sticks
a catalogue of prices
a chest of drawers
a cluster of coconuts
a cloud of dust
a clump of bushes
a collection of coins
a comb of bananas
a galaxy of stars
a group of islands
a fleet of ships
a forest of trees
a hail of bullets
a hand of bananas
a harvest of wheat
a heap of rubbish
a hedge of bushes
a library of books
an outfit of clothes
an orchard of fruit trees
a pack of cards
a packet of letters
a pair of shoes
a quiver of arrows
a range of mountains
a ream of paper
a reel of film
a set of clubs
a sheaf of grain
a shower of rain
a stack of wood
a string of pearls
a wad of notes