Translation of "swarm" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /swɔːm/ us /swɔːrm/

a large group of insects all moving together

enjambre, nube
a swarm of bees/wasps/ants/locusts
The dead sheep was covered with swarms of flies.

a large group of people all moving together

multitud, manada
A swarm of/Swarms of photographers followed the star’s car.
verb uk /swɔːm/ us /swɔːrm/

When insects swarm, they come together in a large group. (of insects) to come together in a large group


When people swarm somewhere, they move there in a large group or in large numbers.

aglomerarse, apiñarse, pulular
During the summer, tourists swarm the little beachside town.

Phrasal verb(s)

(Translation of “swarm” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /swoːm/

a great number (of insects or other small creatures) moving together

(abejas) enjambre, hervidero, hormiguero
a swarm of ants.

(often in plural) a great number or crowd

enjambre, multitud, miríada, hervidero, hormiguero
swarms of people.

(Translation of “swarm” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)