from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Containing too many of something; teeming.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of crowd.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- 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 crowded theater.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. overfilled or compacted or concentrated
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"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touted the funding yesterday during a tour of the current crime lab at 520 King Ave., which they called crowded and outdated.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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