Meaning of “feeding frenzy” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “feeding frenzy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"feeding frenzy" in American English

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feeding frenzynoun

us /ˈfid·ɪŋ ˌfren·zi/

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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"feeding frenzy" in Business English

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feeding frenzynoun [ C ]

uk us informal

a situation where there is a lot of competition to buy or get something:

The announcement that the supermarket chain is for sale has triggered a feeding frenzy.
The scandal has caused a media feeding frenzy.

(Definition of “feeding frenzy” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)