jam-packed; jam-packing; jam-packs

transitive verb

: to pack tightly or to excess

Examples of jam-pack in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Tony Award nominations are set to take place April 30, and in the lead up, the month is jam-packed with Broadway openings, with 14 taking place over the course of 11 days. Caitlin Huston, The Hollywood Reporter, 9 Apr. 2024 The basement is jam-packed with neon signs, vintage slippers, antique toys, and medical mannequins. Sevil Delin, Condé Nast Traveler, 9 Apr. 2024 The gel-serum is jam-packed with ingredients that hydrate, soothe, comfort, and alleviate redness and sensitivity—all without causing further inflammation and irritation. Danielle Cohen, Glamour, 3 Apr. 2024 In fact, each dose is jam-packed with fat-burning and sleep-enhancing ingredients. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 3 Apr. 2024 The journey from being a child wide-eyed with possibility to a James Beard semifinalist was jam-packed for Epps, who is nominated in the same category as Chef Valerie Chang, whose Peruvian restaurant Maty’s was named one of the best new restaurants of 2023 by Esquire magazine and Bon Appétit. Connie Ogle, Miami Herald, 22 Mar. 2024 Frozen Empire is jam-packed with characters old, new, borrowed and, in Melody’s case, literally blue. David Fear, Rolling Stone, 21 Mar. 2024 Spring promises to be jam-packed with good classical music concerts in San Diego. Beth Wood, San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 Mar. 2024 And today’s Cincinnati Ballet is jam-packed with dancers who are not just great technicians, but also wildly interesting to watch. David Lyman, The Enquirer, 8 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1924, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of jam-pack was in 1924

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Cite this Entry

“Jam-pack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jam-pack. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition


: to pack tightly : cram
cars jam-packed the highway
jam-packs her books with interesting facts
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