aswarm

aswarm
adjective Date: 1830 filled to overflowing ; swarming <
streets aswarm with people
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  • aswarm — [ə swôrm′] adj. [ A 1 + SWARM1] filled or crowded (with); swarming [the park aswarm with people] …   English World dictionary

  • aswarm — /euh swawrm /, adj. filled, as by objects, organisms, etc., esp. in motion; teeming (usually used predicatively): The garden was aswarm with bees; a night sky aswarm with stars. [1880 85; A 1 + SWARM1] * * * …   Universalium

  • aswarm — a•swarm [[t]əˈswɔrm[/t]] adj. filled, as by objects, organisms, etc., esp. in motion; teeming: The garden was aswarm with bees[/ex] • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • aswarm — əˈ adjective Etymology: a (I) + swarm, v. : swarming boulevards and cafés aswarm with people …   Useful english dictionary

  • aswarm — adjective a) filled with moving objects or beings b) overrun with moving objects or beings …   Wiktionary

  • aswarm — /əˈswɔm/ (say uh swawm) adjective swarming; teeming with …   Australian English dictionary

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  • be swarming with — the woods were swarming with biting flies Syn: be crowded with, be thronged with, be overrun with, be full of, abound in, be teeming with, be aswarm with, bristle with, be alive with, be crawling with, be infested with, overflow with, be prolific …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • teem — verb the pond once teemed with fish Syn: be full of, be filled with, be alive with, be brimming with, abound in, be swarming with, be aswarm with; be packed with, be crawling with, be overrun by, bristle with, seethe with, be thick with; be jam… …   Thesaurus of popular words

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