verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
adjective Scot. and North England.
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Origin of throng
synonym study for throng
OTHER WORDS FROM throngin·ter·throng·ing, adjectiveo·ver·throng, verbun·thronged, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for throng
King’s legacy in the parks system was cemented when he delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech atop the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1963, flanked by rangers and throngs of supporters.Every Day that the National Parks Are Free in 2021|Emily Pennington|December 30, 2020|Outside Online
In late October, thousands of people thronged the streets of Taipei, hugging, cheering, and waving rainbow flags to celebrate Taiwan’s annual LGBTQ pride parade.These Asian countries have masterfully limited COVID outbreaks. Here’s how they did it|Naomi Xu Elegant|December 28, 2020|Fortune
As schools reopened, however, throngs of children, parents and grandparents began pouring into Porter’s office, a one-story brick clinic in central Swainsboro, a block away from the county’s only hospital.Two School Districts Had Different Mask Policies. Only One Had a Teacher on a Ventilator.|by Annie Waldman and Heather Vogell|November 23, 2020|ProPublica
In a regular Masters week, the view from the first tee — the highest point on the course — is characterized not by the holes in view but by throngs of people blocking them.Masters golfers won’t see the blooms, but they will really miss hearing the roars|Barry Svrluga|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
As usual, when shares opened for trading on the Seoul stock exchange, the throngs who wanted shares and couldn’t get them jumped in en masse, doubling the price to $236 at the opening.By this measure, K-pop mega-stars BTS struck the wrong note with their IPO|Shawn Tully|October 16, 2020|Fortune
At the sight of it, innumerable delightful scenes come thronging into my memory.Marguerite|Anatole France
The retrospect will reveal to them a busy, thronging life underlying the serenity of history.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
Stores and sidewalks were a mass of surging, thronging humanity now, and progress was slow and uncertain.The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch|Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
The disposition of the State levies that came thronging in was left to me as fast as they were armed.
How rapidly past times came thronging over my memory, fraught with joy and grief!My Ten Years' Imprisonment|Silvio Pellico