packed

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adjective \ˈpakt\

Definition of packed

  1. 1 a :  compressed <packed snow> b :  that is crowded or stuffed —often used in combination <an action-packed story>

  2. 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

1777

First Known Use of packed

1777



PACKED Defined for English Language Learners

packed

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adjective \ˈpakt\

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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