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Verb: teem  teem
  1. Move in large numbers
    "people were teeming out of the theatre";
    - pour, swarm, stream, pullulate
  2. Be teeming, be abuzz
    "The plaza is teeming with undercover policemen";
    - pullulate, swarm
  3. [informal] Rain heavily
    "Put on your rain coat-- it's teeming outside!";
    - pour, pelt, rain cats and dogs [informal], rain buckets [informal], pelt down [informal], belt down [informal], chuck [Brit, informal], tip [Brit, informal], chuck it down [Brit, informal], bucket [Brit, informal]

Sounds like: tea, tee, ti, te, T

Derived forms: teems, teemed, teeming

See also: teem in

Type of: buzz, crowd, crowd together, hum, rain, rain down, seethe

Encyclopedia: Teem