- a mound of earth, leaves, etc., formed by a colony of ants in digging or constructing their underground nest.
Origin of anthill
Related Words for anthillmountain, rise, hillock, shock, drift, dune, pile, bank, embankment, knoll, mass, stack, molehill, anthill, tumulus
Examples from the Web for anthill
Historical Examples of anthill
This large city lay in the landscape like an anthill in a meadow.Retrospect of Western Travel, Volume I (of 2)
He was about 400 yards off, and was running from one anthill to another.
This place is just like an enormous anthill—you know an anthill is nothing but a nursery.Herland
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And he was turned into an anthill covered over with creepers.Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1
You will be pegged out on an anthill, sahib, when you have been beaten.Told in the East