bevy bevy  /ˈbɛ vi/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a large gathering of people of a particular type
  2. (n) a flock of birds (especially when gathered close together on the ground)

Usage(s):

  1. Franklin Roosevelt had his own bevy of czars during World War II, overseeing such aspects of the war effort as shipping and synthetic-rubber production.
  2. Luckily, a bevy of syndicated hour-long action series is filling the need--Baywatch without the plot.
  3. But now that a bevy of bigwig buyers are itching to own prestigious dailies, newspapers in key markets may benefit from a return to private ownership.

News

  1. Stock Up, Stock Down for Washington Nats' Top 10 Prospects for Week of June 24

    While first place has eluded the Washington Nationals this season, the majority of their farm teams are doing quite well. The Low-A Hagerstown Suns (44-34), High-A Potomac Nationals (48-29) and Double-A Harrisburg Senators (44-37) are all in first place in their respective divisions. It's no wonder considering the bevy of young talent in their ranks.   Here is the stock up, stock down report for ...
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Key Events And Market Issues In The Coming Week

    A busy week, with a bevy of significant data releases, starting with the already reported PMIs out of China and Europe (as well as unemployment and inflation numbers from the Old World), the US Manufacturing and Services PMI, another Bill Dudley speech on Tuesday, US factory orders, statements by the ECB and BOE, where Goldman's new head Mark Carney will preside over his first meeting, and much ...
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

  3. Robin Thicke, Pharrell And T.I. Perform 'Blurred Lines' At 2013 BET Awards (Video)

    Robin Thicke brought his summertime smash "Blurred Lines" to life alongside musical bros Pharrell and T.I. with a bevy of beautiful ladies for the BET Awards. Watch the tailored trio glide across the illuminated stage above.
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Vibe Magazine

Quotes

  1. "Both teams squandered a bevy of opportunities," Piniella said.
    on Jun 7, 2009 By: Lou Piniella Source: MLB.com

  2. "We intend to do everything we can to minimize the cost to the city," Villaraigosa said. "If we hadn't had a parade, you've have had a whole bevy of other people criticizing. How could we do that?"
    on Jun 16, 2009 By: Antonio Villaraigosa Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "That's always the advantage when you bring the RCMP in - the RCMP brings in a whole bevy of support services," said Chomiak, pointing to sniffer dogs and major crime units. "There will be as many police officers in East St. Paul with the...
    on Oct 7, 2008 By: Dave Chomiak Source: 660 News

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