throng

suomi-englanti sanakirja

throng englannista suomeksi

  1. ihmisjoukko, joukko, väkijoukko, väentungos

  2. tungeksia

  1. Substantiivi

  2. ihmisjoukko, väentungos, väkijoukko

  3. joukko, lauma

  4. Verbi

  5. ahtautua, tungeksia; täyttää

  6. tungeksia, kerääntyä

throng englanniksi

  1. A group of people crowded or gathered closely together.

  2. (syn)

  3. (RQ:Milton Paradise Lost)

  4. (quote-book)|title=(w)| chapter=Act 1|chapterurl=(fullurl:s:The_Mikado/Act_I/Part_)| passage=Perhaps you suppose this throng / Can't keep it up all day long?

  5. (quote-book)

  6. 1939, (w), John Carew Rolfe, ''Ammianus Marcellinus'', Volume 1, Harvard University Press, page 463:

  7. Here, mingled with the Persians, who were rushing to the higher ground with the same effort as ourselves, we remained motionless until sunrise of the next day, so crowded together that the bodies of the slain, held upright by the throng, could nowhere find room to fall, and that in front of me a soldier with his head cut in two, and split into equal halves by a powerful sword stroke, was so pressed on all sides that he stood erect like a stump.
  8. (quote-web)

  9. A group of things; a host or swarm.

  10. To crowd into a place, especially to fill it.

  11. (quote-book) The restaurant was packed, and the promenade between the two main courts and the subsidiary courts was thronged with healthy-looking youngish people, drawn to the Mecca of tennis from all parts of the country.

  12. To congregate.

  13. (RQ:Shakespeare Coriolanus)I have seen the dumb men throng to see him and / The blind to bear him speak:(..)

  14. To crowd or press, as persons; to oppress or annoy with a crowd of living beings.

  15. (RQ:KJV)

  16. Filled with persons or objects; crowded.

  17. (RQ:Hopkins Poems)

  18. Busy; hurried.

  19. 1903, Butler (novelist)|Samuel Butler, ''The Way of All Flesh'', ch 59:

  20. Mr Shaw was very civil; he said he was rather throng just now, but if Ernest did not mind the sound of hammering he should be very glad of a talk with him.