1An aggressive and competitive group attack on prey by a number of sharks or piranhas.
- This seemed to trigger the sharks into a feeding frenzy.
- I have seen sharks in a feeding frenzy, turtles fighting and shoals of fish so large that they blocked out the light from the surface, but this spectacle beat them all.
- Years later, I found myself swimming backwards through the water while Stuart induced a feeding frenzy of Caribbean reef sharks by free-baiting the water with tuna meat along my path.
1.1An episode of frantic competition or rivalry for something: the remark caused a media feeding frenzy
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- The media feeding frenzy will, indeed, be massive.
- Such an arrest would not normally arouse the media feeding frenzy that ensued.
- He knows a coordinated feeding frenzy of epic proportions has just begun.
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