be bursting at the seams


: to be very full or crowded
The nightclub was bursting at the seams.

Examples of be bursting at the seams in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The season’s balls, receptions, soirées and fetes will be bursting at the seams. al, 6 Feb. 2022 Soon enough, popular travel destinations will probably be bursting at the seams with post-pandemic visitors. Washington Post, 9 Apr. 2021

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“Be bursting at the seams.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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