Definition of termiting in English:

termiting

noun

  • 1US. The action of treating a building, etc., in order to end or prevent a termite infestation.

  • 2The action of hunting and eating termites; specifically the extraction of termites from their nests by chimpanzees using sticks or grass stalks. Compare "termite".

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in The Port Arthur News. From termite + -ing.

Pronunciation

termiting

/ˈtəːmʌɪtɪŋ/