But, for all the teeming variety in our public life, not a single public figure ventured to suggest that we were overreacting.
Was it the teeming entourage that flooded onto the train with him?
His apartment, it would turn out, was teeming with the pinsize parasites.
But the media and even some authorities believed it the work of a teeming horde.
A new study claims breast milk ordered online is teeming with bacteria.
Take China with her teeming millions, and ask why she has not peopled the world?
My brain in labour with dull rhyme,Hers teeming with the best!
New trains of ideas had been opened to him; his mind was teeming with suggestions.
teeming with much that is ancient, she appears the embodiment of youth and beauty.
By this time the country south of the Ohio was teeming with a great restless population.
"abound, swarm," Old English teman (Mercian), tieman (West Saxon) "give birth to, produce," from Proto-Germanic *taumijanan, from PIE *deuk- "to lead" (see duke (n.)). Related to team in its now-obsolete Old English sense of "family, brood of young animals." The meaning "be fertile, abound, swarm" is first recorded 1590s. Related: Teemed; teeming.
"to flow copiously," c.1300, from Old Norse toema "to empty," from tomr "empty," cognate with Old English tom "empty." The original notion is of "to empty a vessel," thus "to pour out." Related: Teemed; teeming.