Feeding the frenzy were the celebrities themselves, who, it seemed, collectively decided to all go bonkers all at the same time.
This, even though Republican candidates and superPACs are collectively outspending them by a wide margin.
collectively, they are chaotic, often nonsensical, and disturbing.
early 15c., from Middle French collectif, from Latin collectivus, from collectus (see collect). As a noun, short for collective farm (in the USSR) it dates from 1925. collective farm first attested 1919 in translations of Lenin. Collective bargaining coined 1891 by Beatrice Webb; defined in U.S. 1935 by the Wagner Act. Collective noun is recorded from 1510s; collective security first attested 1934 in speech by Winston Churchill.