Slang. a ruthless attack on or exploitation of someone especially by the media.
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How to use feeding frenzy in a sentence
It was like a feeding frenzy, and everybody wants to get in on it.Astros bounce back to beat the Braves in Game 2, send the World Series to Atlanta tied | Chelsea Janes, Scott Allen, Adam Kilgore | October 28, 2021 | Washington Post
The past few months have been a feeding frenzy, with new highs almost daily.NFTs Are Shaking Up the Art World—But They Could Change So Much More | Andrew R. Chow | March 22, 2021 | Time
Hydrocarbon-degrading microbes also assisted by having a feeding frenzy near the wellspring.5 famous environmental disasters where humans and nature healed together | Meera Subramanian | February 16, 2021 | Popular-Science
Before anyone starts handing out cigars, let’s see what lessons can be drawn from the feeding frenzy of recent days.
Porter was convicted and shortly after sentenced to death by a judge who compared him to a shark in a feeding frenzy.Wrongly Imprisoned for 15 Years Thanks to an Innocence Project | Jacob Siegel | November 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The higher levels of carbon dioxide will induce something of a feeding frenzy for plants, at least for a while.Blame Climate Change for Your Terrible Seasonal Allergies | Kent Sepkowitz | May 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Not least, this feeding frenzy could provide insight into the way the biggest black holes in the Universe form.
While a two-day feeding frenzy makes for a fun excursion, the human body is only capable of so much consumption.
DOJ officials, realizing the issue could turn into a press feeding frenzy, went into damage-control mode.
British Dictionary definitions for feeding frenzy
a phenomenon in which aquatic predators, esp sharks, become so excited when eating that they attack each other
a period of intense excitement over or interest in a person or thing: the media erupt into a feeding frenzy
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