crowded

adjective
crowd·ed | \ˈkrau̇-dəd \

Definition of crowded 

: filled with many or too many people or things a crowded room/theater a beach crowded with people a crowded itinerary

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Inside the military base, the families were steered into a crowded, hot room with rows of folding chairs and big whirring fans. Colleen Long, The Christian Science Monitor, "Families reunited, then deported to Guatemala," 12 July 2018 Inside the military base, the families were steered into a crowded, hot room with rows of folding chairs and big whirring fans. Washington Post, "Exhausted and subdued, reunited families return to Guatemala," 12 July 2018 Inside the military base, the families were steered into a crowded, hot room with rows of folding chairs and big whirring fans. Colleen Long, chicagotribune.com, "Hugs and sobs as families separated in U.S. return to Guatemala," 11 July 2018 Alu said to thundering applause from a crowded room. Susannah Bryan, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Sunrise city manager keeps job despite bust-up over Bundt cake," 6 July 2018 State Superintendent Diane Douglas spoke to the crowded meeting room after public comment, which included Dilbeck's statement. Lily Altavena, azcentral, "Principal: Why does a 'D' school face 'the same consequence as a sex offender'?," 29 May 2018 Back at the hospital, Mustafa Murtaja lay in another crowded room. The Economist, "Deadly protests on Gaza’s border with Israel," 17 May 2018 Inside the crowded dining rooms, the menu has a strong Japanese vibe. Bloomberg.com, "Bloomberg," 2 May 2018 Role expectation Compete in a crowded receiver room for a back-end roster spot. Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati.com, "Bengals' seventh round (253): Auden Tate, wide receiver, Florida State," 28 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of crowded

1612, in the meaning defined above

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