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

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

Derived forms: teemed, teems, teeming

See also: teem in

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

Encyclopedia: Teem