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In a group; all together.‘the board of directors resigned en masse’
as a group, in a body, as one, as a whole, in a mass, wholesalesimultaneously, all at once, at the same time, at one and the same time, at the same instant, at the same moment, contemporaneouslyin unison, in concert, in chorusen bloc, ensemblesynchronouslyView synonyms
- ‘Baked eggs are a lovely, easy dish to serve to company especially when the company has arrived en masse.’
- ‘They came en masse to the city square to demonstrate against the Communist government.’
Late 18th century: French, literally in a mass.
en masse/än ˈmas/
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