in droves

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Adverb[edit]

in droves (not comparable)

  1. In large numbers, or great crowds.
    • 2002 Oct 31, Owen Gibson, “TV audiences desert news in droves”, The Guardian:
      Viewers are switching off news and current affairs programmes in droves with shows such as Panorama, Tonight with Trevor McDonald and even Watchdog failing to connect with audiences, a new report claims.