verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
adjective Scot. and North England.
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OTHER WORDS FROM throngin·ter·throng·ing, adjectiveo·ver·throng, verbun·thronged, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for throng
Reed initially joined a throng of New York politicians in calling for Cuomo to resign.Former lobbyist accuses Rep. Tom Reed, a potential Cuomo challenger, of sexual misconduct|Beth Reinhard|March 19, 2021|Washington Post
After days of social tumult, throngs and bustle, I felt more happily alone with art than I had in a very long time.Helen Frankenthaler came from wealth and privilege. Her art transcends that.|Philip Kennicott|March 19, 2021|Washington Post
Everywhere researchers look on Earth, they find organisms thronging around resources, fighting the powers that would disperse them.Was there ever life on Mars? Perseverance’s SHERLOC laser sniffs for microscopic clues|Charlie Wood|March 11, 2021|Popular Science
Protestors thronged the city squares of Novosibirsk and Irkutsk, where they chanted “We will not leave.”Alexey Navalny Is Succeeding Where Putin's Other Opponents Have Failed. Why?|Michael Weiss|January 27, 2021|Time
You don’t want to screw it up by, say, arriving at the Grand Canyon’s South Rim in summer, amid the scorching Arizona heat and throngs of tourists, or trying to take a hike in Colorado’s Rocky Mountain National Park in March without proper snow gear.
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
She said the drug bridge drew the predictable sensationalism from a press throng that took its drug use cues from tamer festivals.
With that, he took a huff off a morning joint and moved into the throng of jovial patrons.
I threaded my way through the silent throng of spectators, but was stopped at Fourth Street by a cordon of police.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Above, great standard electric lamps shed their white glare upon the eddying throng casting a myriad of grotesque shadows.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
It was eleven o'clock when he went out and joined the throng of people sunning themselves on the walk beside the lake.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
Down in the hall a great throng of guests passed from the room into the garden and back again.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White
Lamb worked his way up into the throng and got a glimpse of the other guy getting stiff on the backroom floor.
A throng of young girls, gleaning, followed the reapers and raked up the ears that fell.Frdric Mistral|Charles Alfred Downer