American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Filled near or to capacity: a crowded bus.
- adj. Filled with a crowd: a crowded plaza.
- adj. Filled to such an extent as to be detrimental to the inhabitants: "By the mid-1800s children were being transported on 'orphan trains' from crowded eastern slums and institutions to the West” ( Mary-Lou Weisman).
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. overfilled or compacted or concentrated; filled to excess. Opposite of
- adj. filled with a crowd.
- adj. having an uncomfortable density of people; filled to excess with people; ; a
- adj. overfilled or compacted or concentrated
“I was there before nine, and even then Hickson's shop was crowded -- _crowded_, my dear!”
“Senate seat, partly because he couldn't put together a strong enough grass-roots campaign team that could defeat what he called a crowded "Republican scrum" of primary candidates.”
“Brown envisions a vast improvement to the shelter, which she described as crowded and substandard.”
“Public S.fety officials and U.S. Rep. Mary Jo Kilroy of Columbus touted the funding yesterday during a tour of the current crime lab at 520 King Ave., which they called crowded and outdated.”
“A good reputation and a strong brand allow companies to stand out in crowded markets.”
“I think I'm going to start drilling holes in crowded areas and wow the populace by catching fish through the ice with my fly rod.”
“I am a bit unsure whether everyone staying at home is a good thing or not here - less people in crowded areas to be injured, but more chances of people being in buildings that could fall.”
“I remember sitting behind you as an undergraduate in crowded classes given by the eminent anthropologist Raymond Firth at the LSE in 1963.”
“Believe it or not, that is a comment complaint here in crowded Europe.”
“Many people are in crowded refugee camps in Port-au-Prince and its outskirts.”
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