: crowded or pressed together : compact <the crowd collected in a serried mass — W. S. Maugham>
[by alteration] : marked by ridges : serrate <the serried contours of the…mountains — American Guide Series: Oregon>
— ser·ried·ly adverb
— ser·ried·ness noun
Examples of SERRIED
- Flowers came up every spring in their serried ranks.
- <a sterile subdivision with serried rows of cookie-cutter houses>
First Known Use of SERRIED
Related to SERRIED
- compact, crowded, dense, jam-packed, packed, close, thick, tight
- airy, loose, open, uncrowded
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