Meaning of termiting in English:


Pronunciation /ˈtəːmʌɪtɪŋ/


  • 1US The action of treating a building, etc., in order to end or prevent a termite infestation.

  • 2The action of hunting and eating termites; specifically the extraction of termites from their nests by chimpanzees using sticks or grass stalks. Compare "termite".


1930s; earliest use found in The Port Arthur News. From termite + -ing.