- Slang. a ruthless attack on or exploitation of someone especially by the media.
Origin of feeding frenzy
First recorded in 1985–90
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- 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 thingthe media erupt into a feeding frenzy