crawl with

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Verb[edit]

crawl with

  1. (transitive, idiomatic) To include or be covered with swarms or large numbers of (something, especially insects or people); to have in great numbers or multitudes.
    The kitchen was crawling with cockroaches.
    The scene of the incident was crawling with reporters for days afterwards.

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Usage notes[edit]

  • Usually used with continuous tenses (“crawling with”).
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