[ US /ˈtim/ ]
[ UK /tˈiːm/ ]
  1. be teeming, be abuzz
    The plaza is teeming with undercover policemen
    her mind pullulated with worries
    The garden was swarming with bees
  2. move in large numbers
    people were pouring out of the theater
    beggars pullulated in the plaza
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How To Use teem In A Sentence

  • I again affirm that I need make no apology for attaching my name to that of one so worthy the esteem of his co-dogs, ay, and co-cats too; for in spite of the differences which have so often raised up a barrier between the members of his race and ours, not even the noblest among us could be degraded by raising a "mew" to the honour of such a thoroughly honest dog. The Adventures of a Dog, and a Good Dog Too
  • He is an honourable person respected and held in esteem by his colleagues.
  • It takes years to build up your image and esteem to the point where the your inner sense of worth meets your outer sense.
  • The island was teeming with tourists.
  • A person today who seems to have a great sense of self-esteem has his or her childhood days to thank for it. Stephen Richards 
  • Onlee citement from himz wuz teh teem wun da match n himz cheered. Meh - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?
  • October 1, 2008 at 11:23 am ummm prysmakitteh, would chew consider filling in for me sometimes/ I finkso you might coould be koalafied to be on Alien Dafence Dreamteem ADD wotcha fink? Spoonin, - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?
  • He was called to the Irish bar in 1951 and has earned a reputation as an esteemed playwright, poet and biographer.
  • Self-esteem is the need to feel good about oneself and self-actualisation is the need to reach one's full potential.
  • We have had reports from a high percentage of attendees that their levels of self-esteem and confidence have increased considerably.
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