Definition Of swarm


(of insects) move in or form a swarm.

swarming locusts

a large or dense group of insects, especially flying ones.

The visual effect evoked a gentle snowstorm or a swarm of insects, associations which, it must be added, the artist regards as entirely incidental.

move somewhere in large numbers.

protesters were swarming into the building

Example Of swarm

  • A swarm of birds hopped from the nearby rooftops and sped off into the air.

  • a swarm of journalists

  • a swarm of locusts

  • Air flowing into your nose carries with it a swarm of complex organic molecules that get trapped in the mucus-rich lining of the nose's inner recesses.

  • Along the way, we remarked on the strange powdery consistency of the soil and marveled as we were surrounded by a swarm of infinitesimal white insects.

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