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cram

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a great number of persons or things massed together
  • battling the rush-hour cram in the subway

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cram

verb

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1 to fit (people or things) into a tight space
  • tried to cram one more book into the backpack

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2 to put into (something) as much as can be held or contained
  • crammed his mouth with candy

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3 to fill with food to capacity
  • one of those eating contests in which competitors attempt to cram themselves with as many hot dogs as they can in three minutes

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4 to swallow or eat greedily
  • the thoughtless guest crammed a dinner that had taken hours to prepare

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The first known use of cram was before the 12th century

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“Cram.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cram. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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