crawling with

crawling with
having many of them, oodles, scads
  

The hotel was crawling with police. I couldn't count them.


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  • crawling with — (something) full of something. Because the Internet is crawling with sports fans, the league thinks it can build an international audience online. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of crawl with something (= to be covered by insects or… …   New idioms dictionary

  • crawling with something — crawling with (something) full of something. Because the Internet is crawling with sports fans, the league thinks it can build an international audience online. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of crawl with something (= to be covered by… …   New idioms dictionary

  • crawling with people — index populous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • crawling with someone or something — od. covered with someone or something; alive with someone or something. □ The place was crawling with police and FBI agents. □ The room was just crawling with ants …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • (be) crawling with something — be ˈcrawling with sth derived (informal) to be full of or completely covered with people, insects or animals, in a way that is unpleasant • The place was crawling with journalists. • Her hair was crawling with lice. Main entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • be crawling with — be unpleasantly covered or crowded with: → crawl …   English new terms dictionary

  • crawling withpredicate overrun with swarming swarming withpredicate teeming teeming withpredicate — filled filled adj. 1. containing as much or as many as is possible or normal; as, filled to overflowing. Opposite of {empty}. [Narrower terms: {abounding in(predicate), abounding with(predicate), bristling with(predicate), full of(predicate),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crawling (song) — Crawling Single by Linkin Park from the album Hybrid Theory …   Wikipedia

  • Crawling — is a form of animal locomotion generally involving slow movement along the ground, such as that seen in snakes, snails and earthworms. Various mechanisms are involved, for example earthworms move by peristalsis, while snakes undulate their body… …   Wikipedia

  • Crawling Back to You (Daughtry song) — Crawling Back to You Single by Daughtry from the album Break the Spell Relea …   Wikipedia

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