feeding the frenzy were the celebrities themselves, who, it seemed, collectively decided to all go bonkers all at the same time.
Porter was convicted and shortly after sentenced to death by a judge who compared him to a shark in a feeding frenzy.
We were feeding squirrels in Palm Desert, which was hysterical because the girls were running away from them.
Old English fedan "nourish, feed, sustain, foster," from Proto-Germanic *fodjan (cf. Old Saxon fodjan, Old Frisian feda, Dutch voeden, Old High German fuotan, Old Norse foeða, Gothic fodjan "to feed"), from PIE *pa- "to protect, feed" (see food). Feeding frenzy is from 1989, metaphoric extension of a phrase that had been used of sharks since 1950s.
"action of feeding," 1570s, from feed (v.). Meaning "food for animals" is first attested 1580s. Of machinery, from 1892.