Synonyms of swarm in English:

swarm


See US English definition of swarm

See UK English definition of swarm

See Spanish definition of enjambre

noun

1‘a swarm of bees’

SYNONYMS
hive, flight, flock, covey

2‘there was the usual swarm of gendarmes rushing around’

SYNONYMS
crowd, multitude, horde, host, mob, gang, throng, stream, mass, body, band, army, troop, legion, flock, herd, pack, drove, sea, array, myriad, pile
knot, cluster, group

verb

1‘reporters and photographers were swarming all over the place’

SYNONYMS
flock, crowd, throng, stream, surge, flood, seethe, pack, crush

Phrases

    be swarming with

    ‘the field was swarming with sightseers’


    SYNONYMS
    be crowded with, be thronged with, be overrun with, be full of, abound in, be teeming with, be bristling with, bristle with, be alive with, be crawling with, be infested with, overflow with, brim with, be prolific in, be abundant in
    informal be thick with, be lousy with
    British informal be heaving with