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Definition of "teeming" []

  • Present participle of teem. (verb)
  • Abundantly filled with especially living things. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "teeming" in a sentence
  • "Millions of people are imprisoned in teeming cities; millions more labour on Pharaonic projects to rebuild ruined ecosystems."
  • "The dominant available images prescribe a particularly parochial set of options: a barricaded and insulated rejectionist leadership; pitiful masses suffering in teeming refugee camps or squalid, quarantined communities; and, most prominent of all, terrorist suicide bombers, fanatical malevolent creatures, bereft of normal human motivation and well beyond our comprehension."
  • "The British and the Dutch, close-quartered in teeming European cities, may have seen sailing ships and canoes as instruments of commerce."