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Definition of "swarming" [swarming]

  • The action of a swarm. (noun)
  • A crime where an unsuspecting innocent bystander is attacked by several culprits at once, with no known motive. (noun)
  • Present participle of swarm. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "swarming" in a sentence
  • "For many, the answer has come in "swarming", a practice where hundreds of aliens line up on one side of the border, dozens of Border Patrol on the other, and everyone runs like hell, figuring that at least a few will get through."
  • "With Santonio Holmes 'punt returns setting up two touchdown runs by Troy Smith, and the defense swarming from the second play on, the Buckeyes rolled over San Diego State 27-6 on Saturday."
  • "Such swarming is most apt to occur on a warm, humid afternoon with little wind that in turn occurs 24 hours after at least a moderate rainfall."