What is the difference between troop and troupe?
As nouns the difference between troop and troupe
is that troop
is a collection of people; a company; a number; a multitude while troupe
is a company of, often touring, actors, singers or dancers.
As verbs the difference between troop and troupe
is that troop
is to move in numbers; to come or gather in crowds or troops while troupe
is to tour with a troupe.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A collection of people; a company; a number; a multitude.
(military) A small unit of cavalry or armour commanded by a captain, corresponding to a platoon or company of infantry.
A detachment of soldiers or police, especially horse artillery, armour, or state troopers.
Soldiers, military forces (usually "troops").
- That which should accompany old age — / As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends — / I must not look to have.
- Farewell the plumed troop , and the big wars.
(nonstandard) A company of stageplayers; a troupe.
- His troops moved to victory with the precision of machines.
(label) A basic unit of girl or boy scouts, consisting of 6 to 10 youngsters.
A group of baboons.
A particular roll of the drum; a quick march.
(mycology) Mushrooms that are in a close group but not close enough to be called a cluster.
* troop carrier
To move in numbers; to come or gather in crowds or troops.
* , chapter=5
The Mirror and the Lamp
, passage=Then everybody once more knelt, and soon the blessing was pronounced. The choir and the clergy trooped
out slowly, […], down the nave to the western door. […] At a seemingly immense distance the surpliced group stopped to say the last prayer.}}
To march on; to go forward in haste.
To move or march as if in a crowd.
* troop the colour (qualifier)
A company of, often touring, actors, singers or dancers.
Any group of people working together on a shared activity.
To tour with a troupe.
* super trouper