packed

adjective \ ˈpakt \
Updated on: 24 Nov 2017

Definition of packed

1 a : compressed
  • packed snow
b : that is crowded or stuffed often used in combination
  • an action-packed story
2 : filled to capacity
  • played to a packed house

Examples of packed in a Sentence

  1. Add one cup of firmly packed brown sugar.

  2. {frac1 cup loosely packed fresh parsley

  3. Oranges are packed full of vitamin C.

  4. The theater is always packed when he performs there.

  5. bands playing to packed audiences

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First Known Use of packed

1777



PACKED Defined for English Language Learners

packed

adjective

Definition of packed for English Language Learners

  • : pressed together so there is very little space between the parts or pieces

  • : filled with a large amount of something

  • : full of people : filled with as many people as possible



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