1. overfilled or compacted or concentrated;
- Example: "a crowded theater"
- Example: "a crowded program"
- Example: "crowded trains"
- Example: "a young mother's crowded days"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
crowded \crowded\ adj. 1. overfilled or compacted or concentrated; filled to excess; as, a crowded program. Opposite of uncrowded. Note: [Narrower terms: full, jammed, jam-packed, packed] [WordNet 1.5] 2. filled with a crowd; as, a crowded marketplace. [PJC] 3. having an uncomfortable density of people; filled to excess with people; as, crowded trains; a crowded theater. [PJC]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Crowd \Crowd\ (kroud), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crowded; p. pr. & vb. n. Crowding.] [OE. crouden, cruden, AS. cr[=u]dan; cf. D. kruijen to push in a wheelbarrow.] 1. To push, to press, to shove. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To press or drive together; to mass together. "Crowd us and crush us." --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To fill by pressing or thronging together; hence, to encumber by excess of numbers or quantity. [1913 Webster] The balconies and verandas were crowded with spectators, anxious to behold their future sovereign. --Prescott. [1913 Webster] 4. To press by solicitation; to urge; to dun; hence, to treat discourteously or unreasonably. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] To crowd out, to press out; specifically, to prevent the publication of; as, the press of other matter crowded out the article. To crowd sail (Naut.), to carry an extraordinary amount of sail, with a view to accelerate the speed of a vessel; to carry a press of sail. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
crowded adj 1: overfilled or compacted or concentrated; "a crowded theater"; "a crowded program"; "crowded trains"; "a young mother's crowded days" [ant: uncrowded]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
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