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crowded

adjective

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1 containing or seeming to contain the greatest quantity or number possible
  • we kept circling around the crowded parking lot at the mall

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2 having little space between items or parts
  • a crowded design that made the bedroom wallpaper a little overwhelming

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crowded

verb
past tense of crowd

Synonyms & Antonyms of crowded (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to fit (people or things) into a tight space
  • crowded all the boats into the harbor before the storm struck

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2 to move upon or fill (something) in great numbers
  • cars crowded the roads over the long holiday weekend

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3 to gather into a closely packed group
  • everyone crowded around to see the baby being shown off by his proud parents

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The first known use of crowded was in 1612

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“Crowded.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/crowded. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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