- v be teeming, be abuzz
her mind pullulated with worries
- v move in large numbers
beggars pullulated in the plaza
- v produce buds, branches, or germinate
- v become abundant; increase rapidly
- v breed freely and abundantly
- Probably nothing can be done for them until they develop natural immunity and can pullulate again.
- His images seem abstract until one sees how they pullulate with emblems of Afro-Cuban religion, amulets against the evil eye and the enemy's tongue, suns, hands, knives, genitals.
- They pullulate as sylphs in Pope's Rape of the Lock; they appear in the verses of Drayton, Herrick, Milton, Spenser, Coleridge, Shelley and Blake.