Definition of packed out in English:

packed out

phrase

British
informal
  • (of a place) very crowded.

    • ‘About 200 people packed out a meeting staged by the North East Essex Community Health Council at Holland public hall to discuss the proposals.’
    • ‘Last year, more than 16,000 enthusiasts took a trip on the Scotsman - and yesterday's journey was no exception with carriages packed out with enthusiasts.’
    • ‘It was a sold out show, and the place was packed out.’
    • ‘Two last quick observations: absolutely every meeting is completely packed out, rammed to the rafters, with usually dozens of young people crowded round the entrances to try to catch what is being said.’
    • ‘Elsewhere in the city, the Christmas weekend began with the Marks & Spencer food hall packed out as customers stocked up on Christmas goodies such as brandy sauce, mince pies and port.’
    • ‘Local pubs were packed out throughout the day and night and all local businesses were kept busy.’
    • ‘Staged at a packed out Witton Park, the 11 track events were shared out between seven schools while it was a similar story in the field - six titles dished out to four schools.’
    • ‘After 10 weeks of a trial which packed out Court Four almost daily and attracted acres of newsprint and hours of TV coverage, the last act is yet to be confirmed.’
    • ‘‘It will be packed out, they'll be queuing before we open and the atmosphere will be brilliant,’ he said.’
    • ‘Friends and family packed out a nightclub last week in memory of top West DJ Travis Bryan.’

Pronunciation

packed out

/ˌpakt ˈaʊt/