feeding frenzy definition

  • noun:
    • a time period of intense or excited feeding, as by sharks.
    • Excited activity by a group, specially around a focal point: "The news swirled and boiled around the newlyweds in a kind of all-out feeding frenzy” ( James Kaplan).
    • A wild, turbulent scenario by which multiple sharks or other predatory fish assault a food species at the same time in competition with each other.
    • A voracious competition among would-be purchasers, an such like. for minimal resources.

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