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English definition of “feeding frenzy”

feeding frenzy

noun  /ˈfid·ɪŋ ˌfren·zi/ us  

feeding frenzy noun (hunting)

a condition of great excitement and confusion when an animal hunts and eats another animal

feeding frenzy noun (competition)

[C] a fierce competition between people who all want the same thing: The judge in this case wants to avoid a media feeding frenzy.
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