aswarm [uh-swawrm] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- filled, as by objects, organisms, etc., especially in motion; teeming (usually used predicatively): The garden was aswarm with bees; a night sky aswarm with stars.
A shaft of golden light, aswarm with motes, slanted in the quietness.
George Douglas Brown
It was noon, and as they emerged from the dark hallway which led into the main street to the north, the sidewalks were aswarm.
British Dictionary definitions for aswarm aswarm adjective
- (postpositive) filled, esp with moving things; swarmingflower beds aswarm with bees