Definitions

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

  • transitive verb To crowd to capacity.

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  • verb transitive To pack or fill something tightly

Etymologies

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jam + pack

Examples

  • It's probably because last year was The Year Without A Christmas for our family (for various stupid reasons), so we need to jam-pack two years of yuletide goodness into one.

    X-mas is SRS BIZNESS.

  • It is a must-see as Pak has managed to jam-pack all the action of Planet Hulk: Exile into one bombastic short video.

    Planet Hulk trailer kicks butt… just like the Hulk is gonna do in the movie | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

  • Q: During your travels and while covering any of the rallies for Sarah Palin, did you ever ask or have you heard from other reporters who may have inquired where the supporters who attend these rallies were from, and whether they were in attendance as part of a concerted effort by the religious right to jam-pack these rallies?

    Q&A: Road to November - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • They had planned to jam-pack several suitcases with clothing for the ceremony and celebration.

    New Fees, Cuts

  • Q: During your travels and while covering any of the rallies for Sarah Palin, did you ever ask or have you heard from other reporters who may have inquired where the supporters who attend these rallies were from, and whether they were in attendance as part of a concerted effort by the religious right to jam-pack these rallies?

    Q&A: Road to November - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • And Titus is so far over the top with doing what it does, so jam-pack full of stuff and body parts and the kitchen sink, that it's all the way "to the moon, Alice!"

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • They sit there unused now while we attempt to jam-pack the evacuees into other cities and school districts.

    Think Progress » Katrina: Another Excuse for Bush’s Failed Ideology

  • To give the candidate an excuse to jam-pack the equivalent of "please hire me" into a few sentences?

    Phone Interview #1: Check

  • They'd jam-pack that ballroom, the black girls in way-out silk and satin dresses and shoes, their hair done in all kinds of styles, the men sharp in their zoot suits and crazy conks, and everybody grinning and greased and gassed.

    The Autobiography of Malcolm X

  • His last meeting in the Citizens 'Hall was jam-pack an hour before the advertised time of speaking.

    Some Everyday Folk and Dawn

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