What is the collective noun for locusts?
The collective noun for locusts are:
You can say:
- A swarm of locusts
- A plague of locusts
- A nest of locusts
- A host of locusts
- A horde of locusts
- A rabble of locust
In my opinion Swarm and Plague is the best example of defining a group of locust. So I recommend you to write Swarm or Plague for Locusts.
I give the other words for knowledge purpose. You should know about all those terms used for define a group of Locust
Let's see the meaning of those words
Swarm: It means a large group of insects, especially locusts, bees moving together in the same direction.
- A swarm of bees/flies/locusts.
Plague: a Large number of insects or animal that come into an area and cause a great damage in the area.
- The region has just suffered a plague of locusts.
Nest: A group of the same kind of things or a group.
Host: A large number of things like insects or people.
Horde: A large group of crowd or insects.
Rabble: A large group of noisy insects or people.
Definition of Locust