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Swarm Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a group of many insects; "a swarm of insects obscured the light"; "a cloud of butterflies"
  • a moving crowd
  • move in large numbers; "people were pouring out of the theater"; "beggars pullulated in the plaza"
  • be teeming, be abuzz; "The garden was swarming with bees"; "The plaza is teeming with undercover policemen"; "her mind pullulated with worries"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a moving crowd ,
  • a group of many insects; "a swarm of insects obscured the light"; "a cloud of butterflies"

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Swarm Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A swarm is a big group of animals. The term is usually used for insects, but other animals such fish and birds can make a swarm also. A good example of animals that swarm are locusts. Mammals do not build swarms, but herds.



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'Swarm' example sentence in quotations


* What is not good for the swarm is not good for the bee. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

* Just as bees will swarm about to protect their nest, so will I 'swarm about' to protect my nest of chocolate eggs. - Jack Handey Deep Thoughts


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Swarm Sample Sentences in News


  • Minnesota Swarm's Andy Arlotta Wins Good Leader Award
    SAINT PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Business Magazine awarded Andy Arlotta, co-owner and president of the Minnesota Swarm, with the Good Leader Award Thursday night during the 2015 Community Impact Awards at Aria in Downtown Minneapolis. Read more on this news related to 'Swarm'
  • Minnesota Swarm Return to Action against Vancouver this Saturday
    SAINT PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Swarm (3-4) will have a chance to get back into the win column when it visits the Vancouver Stealth (3-4) Saturday night at Langley Events Centre. Read more on this news related to 'Swarm'
  • Kitty Paradise or Catastrophe? Felines Swarm Island
    An army of feral cats rules a remote island in southern Japan. Read more on this news related to 'Swarm'

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