feeding frenzy

feed·ing fren·zy
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fee-ding fren-zee]
    • /ˈfi dɪŋ ˈfrɛn zi/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fee-ding fren-zee]
    • /ˈfi dɪŋ ˈfrɛn zi/

Definitions of feeding frenzy words

  • noun feeding frenzy Slang. a ruthless attack on or exploitation of someone especially by the media. 1
  • noun feeding frenzy a phenomenon in which aquatic predators, esp sharks, become so excited when eating that they attack each other 0
  • noun feeding frenzy a period of intense excitement over or interest in a person or thing 0
  • noun feeding frenzy an energetic attack on, or pursuit of, someone or something by a group 0
  • noun feeding frenzy A wild, turbulent situation in which multiple sharks or other predatory fish attack one or more edible creatures simultaneously, in competition with each other. 0
  • noun feeding frenzy (Idiomatic) (by extension) A voracious competition among would-be purchasers, etc. for limited resources. 0

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Origin of feeding frenzy

First appearance:

before 1985
One of the 1% newest English words
First recorded in 1985-90

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Parts of speech for Feeding frenzy


feeding frenzy popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 3% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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