Definition of crowded in English:



  • (of a space) full of people, leaving little or no room for movement; packed.

    ‘a very crowded room’
    ‘the crowded streets of Southwark’
    • ‘Anti-terror chiefs fear the target could have been the London Underground system, Gatwick airport or a crowded public area like a shopping centre.’
    • ‘Of course, any time from mid November is likely to be a bit crowded.’
    • ‘In Istanbul thousands of mourners gathered for funerals for some of the 17 people killed by twin blasts in a crowded city square.’
    • ‘A teenager was jailed yesterday for killing a rape suspect by stabbing him in the middle of a crowded shopping street.’
    • ‘Once inside, he or she of ten endured endless waits in uncomfortable settings, in crowded or inadequately equipped hospitals.’
    • ‘The longer I spent in Japan, which even in Tohoku is crowded for my tastes, the more I wanted to visit Siberia.’
    • ‘The train was moderately patronized, not too crowded at all.’
    • ‘The old church of Nottingham was already crowded to excess.’
    • ‘In support of his claim, he tells a story of riding a crowded night train through New York State.’
    • ‘A mother was stabbed up to seven times by a mugger who attacked her in broad daylight on a crowded commuter bus.’
    • ‘In the fantasy, we are sitting in a booth of a very crowded restaurant.’
    • ‘On February 8, 2001, a powerful remote-controlled car bomb went off in the crowded Beit Yisrael area of Jerusalem.’
    • ‘Needless to say the top was always crowded with male onlookers.’
    • ‘Here's are some typical scenes in the Booth we were always very crowded!’
    • ‘The flock of lawyers, looking like big birds to me, crowded around the bench to get the judge's attention.’
    • ‘Such a goal, he explains, would provide him with some "differentiation in a crowded market."’
    • ‘The blasts took place in crowded, middle-class neighborhoods.’
    • ‘In the shark universe of business, particularly the crowded Web field, stasis means death.’
    • ‘Along with the pressure for profitability, consolidation looms in the crowded market space.’
    • ‘I soon began to notice the sidewalks were more crowded than usual.’
    packed, congested, crushed, cramped, overcrowded, full, filled to capacity, full to bursting, overfull, overflowing, teeming, swarming, thronged, populous, overpopulated, overpeopled, busy
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