Swarming is a term that is used to describe a group of insects or animals that are moving around together in a coordinated way. Swarming is often used to describe a lot of activity, such as when a group of bees are flying around.

  • The swarm of bees was swarming around the flower.

  • The swarm of protesters was swarming outside of the building.

Definition of swarming


To move as a swarm.


To teem, or be overrun with insects, people, etc.


To fill a place as a swarm.


To overwhelm as by an opposing army.


To climb by gripping with arms and legs alternately.


To breed multitudes.


The motion of a swarm.


A crime where an unsuspecting innocent bystander is attacked by several culprits at once, with no known motive.

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Example Sentences for swarming

  • 1

    It is swarming with the ersatz vampires.

  • 2

    Is the swarm related to the flooding

  • 3

    What is this swarm of animals

  • 4

    In Africa, animals move in swarm.

  • 5

    The Apostles swarm and devour them.

  • 6

    I was scared to see a swarm of bees.

  • 7

    The Swarms begin an attempt to enter the cars.

  • 8

    She then sends a swarm of robots that incapacitate the team.

  • 9

    At the time of the report, scientists did not know the origin of the swarm.

  • 10

    Locust swarms fly with the wind at roughly the speed of the wind.