Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Filled near or to capacity.
  • adjective Filled with a crowd.
  • adjective Filled to such an extent as to be detrimental to the inhabitants.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective overfilled or compacted or concentrated; filled to excess. Opposite of uncrowded.
  • adjective filled with a crowd.
  • adjective having an uncomfortable density of people; filled to excess with people; ; a crowded theater.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Containing too many of something; teeming.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of crowd.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective overfilled or compacted or concentrated

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Examples

  • "I was there before nine, and even then Hickson's shop was crowded -- _crowded_, my dear!"

    Mr. Britling Sees It Through

  • 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.

    CNN Political Ticker

  • 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.

    CNN Political Ticker

  • Brown envisions a vast improvement to the shelter, which she described as crowded and substandard.

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  • Brown envisions a vast improvement to the shelter, which she described as crowded and substandard.

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  • 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touted the funding yesterday during a tour of the current crime lab at 520 King Ave., which they called crowded and outdated.

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  • 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.

    Fly fishing through the ice

  • 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.

    Fly fishing through the ice

  • 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.

    Global Voices in English » Caribbean: When Pigs Fly?

  • A good reputation and a strong brand allow companies to stand out in crowded markets.

    Brand Value

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