Zombie Hordes

It’s generally accepted that the collective noun for zombies is a ‘horde’. But the word is used so often it’s become almost meaningless. Can we help our readers get a better feel for the size and nature of the horde?

This section of the zombie writing thesaurus gives some ideas for words and phrases you can use when describing your massed zombie horde.

Zombie Horde Thesaurus

  • Abounding / abundance
  • Alive with (ironic)
  • Crawling with
  • Crowd
  • Crush
  • Countless
  • Endless
  • Flowing like water
  • Gazillion
  • Group
  • Host
  • Infestatiom
  • Jillion
  • Knee deep in
  • Legion / Legions of Hell
  • Mass
  • Mob
  • Multitude
  • Myriad
  • Neverending
  • Numberless
  • Overrun by
  • Overwhelming
  • Proliferation
  • Swarm
  • Teeming
  • Thick with
  • Up to your neck/ears/armpits in
  • Vast numbers