aswarm

adjective
\ ə-ˈswȯrm How to pronounce aswarm (audio) \

Definition of aswarm

: filled to overflowing : swarming streets aswarm with people

Examples of aswarm in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The present halls of justice were aswarm with black-gowned, white cravatted figured hurrying along corridors in whose smoky air beams of sunlight stood like glowing bars. Bruce Dale, National Geographic, "Adored, neglected, and restored: A 1968 Nat Geo feature explored Notre Dame," 17 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of aswarm

1828, in the meaning defined above

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“Aswarm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aswarm. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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