abounding or swarming with something, as with people: We elbowed our way through the teeming station.
prolific or fertile.
- teem·ing·ly, adverb
- teem·ing·ness, noun
How to use teeming in a sentence
So for the 12 years he spent at Aldgate, Chaucer was mostly alone, with a teeming urban scene literally beneath his feet.A Year In The Life of The Canterbury Tales’ Storied Beginnings | Wendy Smith | December 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Ebola causes the body to excrete fluids that are teeming with the virus.
Today Skid Row resembles a Third World tent city teeming with sleeping bags, shopping carts, and people with nowhere else to go.
Remember those quaint ethnic communities, once teeming with stickball games and eggplant-shaped old women wielding rolling pins?Weren’t Those the Bad Old Days? The Poison of New York City Nostalgia | Michael Moynihan | January 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A new study claims breast milk ordered online is teeming with bacteria.
His banks were teeming with happy dusky figures and the smiling irrigated land was bright with fertility.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
This may be so in England, with its teeming population and its almost illimitable industrial resources.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
The morning after your performance your breakfast-table is covered with newspapers teeming with laudatory criticisms.Black Diamonds | Mr Jkai
In whatever way I began, it always ended in a letter teeming with affection and with grief.My Ten Years' Imprisonment | Silvio Pellico
God delivers into your hands that teeming soil, its palaces, its beautiful women, its treasures.The Pilgrim's Shell or Fergan the Quarryman | Eugne Sue