AskDefine | Define teeming

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teeming adj : abundantly filled with especially living things; "the Third World's teeming millions"; "the teeming boulevard"; "harried by swarming rats" [syn: swarming]

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  1. present participle of teem
  2. Abundantly filled with especially living things.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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