A swarm is a large group of insects, usually bees, wasps, or hornets. Swarms can be dangerous, because they are usually clustered together and they can be very aggressive.

  • There was a swarm of bees in the garden, and I had to get rid of them.

  • The swarm of birds was so large that it blocked the sun.

Definition of swarms


a group of many things in the air or on the ground




a moving crowd


drove, horde


be teeming, be abuzz


pullulate, teem


move in large numbers


pour, pullulate, stream, teem

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Example Sentences for swarms

  • 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.

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    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.