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Wordnet 3.0


1. abundantly filled with especially living things;
- Example: "the Third World's teeming millions"
- Example: "the teeming boulevard"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Teeming \Teem"ing\, a. Prolific; productive. [1913 Webster] Teeming buds and cheerful appear. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Teem \Teem\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Teemed; p. pr. & vb. n. Teeming.] [OE. temen, AS. t[=e]man, t?man, from te['a]m. See Team.] 1. To bring forth young, as an animal; to produce fruit, as a plant; to bear; to be pregnant; to conceive; to multiply. [1913 Webster] If she must teem, Create her child of spleen. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To be full, or ready to bring forth; to be stocked to overflowing; to be prolific; to abound. [1913 Webster] His mind teeming with schemes of future deceit to cover former villainy. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] The young, brimful of the hopes and feeling which teem in our time. --F. Harrison. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

teeming adj 1: abundantly filled with especially living things; "the Third World's teeming millions"; "the teeming boulevard"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

175 Moby Thesaurus words for "teeming": abounding, abundant, affluent, alive with, all-sufficing, ample, anticipating, aplenty, beset, big with child, big-laden, blooming, bottomless, bounteous, bountiful, breeding, bristling, bursting, bursting out, carrying, carrying a fetus, close, compact, conceptive, conceptual, copious, crammed, crawling, creative, creeping, crowded, crowding, dense, diffuse, diffusive, effuse, effusive, epidemic, esemplastic, exhaustless, expecting, extravagant, exuberant, fat, fecund, fertile, firm, flourishing, flush, formless, fructiferous, fruitful, full, galore, generous, germinal, gestating, gravid, great, grubby, gushing, gushy, heavy, heavy with child, honeycombed, ideational, ideative, imaginative, in plenty, in profusion, in quantity, inexhaustible, infested, ingenious, inspired, inventive, jam-packed, jammed, knocked up, lavish, liberal, lousy, lush, luxuriant, many, maximal, much, multitudinous, notional, numerous, opulent, original, originative, overabundant, overbounteous, overcopious, overexuberant, overflowing, overgenerous, overlavish, overliberal, overluxuriant, overmuch, overnumerous, overplenteous, overplentiful, overplenty, overpopulated, overpopulous, overprolific, packed, parturient, pedicular, pediculous, permeated, plagued, plenitudinous, plenteous, plentiful, plenty, pleonastic, plethoric, populous, preggers, pregnant, prevailing, prevalent, prodigal, productive, profuse, profusive, proliferating, proliferous, prolific, pullulating, rampant, ratty, ravaged, redundant, reiterative, repetitive, replete, rich, rife, riotous, running over, saturated, seminal, serried, shaping, shot through, solid, studded, superabundant, superfetate, superimpregnated, swarming, tautologous, thick, thick as hail, thick with, thick-coming, thriving, thronged, thronging, uberous, visioned, wealthy, well-found, well-furnished, well-provided, well-stocked, wholesale, with child, wormy