pack out

phrasal verb

packed out; packing out; packs out
: to cause (a place) to be filled with people
The band still packs out stadiums throughout the world.
: to fill (a place)
Over 600 people packed out the theatre.

Examples of pack out in a Sentence

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“Pack out.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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