verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
adjective Scot. and North England.
Origin of throng
Related formsin·ter·throng·ing, adjectiveo·ver·throng, verbun·thronged, adjective
Examples from the Web for throng
The throng took a collective breath before retreating back behind their office doors.
Cuomo shouted to the throng of elected officials gathered at the head of the parade.Andrew Cuomo Can't Ignore It Now: He's Weak Even at Home|David Freedlander|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With that, he took a huff off a morning joint and moved into the throng of jovial patrons.A Report From the Misunderstood Gathering of the Juggalos|Steve Miller|July 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Choi surrounds her lovers with a throng of skillfully rendered supporting characters.My Sentimental Education: Susan Choi’s Novel of Stormy Love|Wendy Smith|July 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
On arriving at 10 Downing Street she paused on the front step to address the throng of reporters.
As the stern old elder rode up, the throng of onlookers meekly gave way for him.Prairie Gold|Various
As she advanced to her place, after the prescribed courtesy to the Viceroy, her dark eyes searchingly scanned the throng of pages.The Hill of Venus|Nathan Gallizier
"I don't doubt it," he agreed, his eye roving over the throng.The Social Gangster|Arthur B. Reeve
The first care of the Indians, on hearing this news, was to send forth a horrible cry and to throng around the marks.
He looked down at the throng on the wharf, and up and down the rail at his fellow passengers.The Brand of Silence|Harrington Strong