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teeming

[ tee-ming ]SEE DEFINITION OF teeming

Synonyms for teeming

  • brimming
  • filled
  • overflowing
  • packed
  • swarming
  • bristling
  • bursting
  • crammed
  • crawling
  • replete
  • thronged
  • alive
  • brimful
  • chock-full
  • fruitful
  • multitudinous
  • numerous
  • plentiful
  • populous
  • pregnant
  • rife
  • thick
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Antonyms for teeming

  • empty
  • lacking
  • needing
  • wanting
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TEEMING

For me she was only an incident in this teeming radiant life.

They are all gone now, but then they were humming and teeming with work.

She was aware for the first time of the teeming horrors of life.

Jeter and Eyer both understood the thoughts which were teeming in Kress' brain.

Town or country, it's all the same—the air chokes me, it's teeming with moral bacilli.

Before him lay the great city of which he had so often heard, teeming with life and activity.

The small park in the center of the garrison was teeming with life.

The streams behind Lecour's post were teeming with beaver-dams.

Our people are but a remnant, a feeble fraction of the teeming millions that own my sway.

The teeming life that goes on down in the long grass is exterminated.

WORD ORIGIN

"swarming," 1715, present participle adjective from teem (v.1).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TEEMING

abounding

adjectiveplentiful
  • abundant
  • bountiful
  • copious
  • filled
  • flush
  • plenteous
  • prodigal
  • profuse
  • prolific
  • replete
  • teeming

bursting

adjectiveas full as possible

congested

adjectiveblocked, clogged
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