Definition of thrang in English:

thrang

adjective

Northern English, Scottish
  • 1Extremely crowded or full.

    ‘it was thrang with a cool student crowd’
    • ‘The diary describes the area as thrang with Scots mercenaries.’
    • ‘Our glens were thrang with the laughter of children and the lowing of cattle.’
    • ‘The letters pages of newspapers are thrang with diatribes on both sides.’
    1. 1.1 Very busy.
      ‘she had another grumble at how thrang she was’
      • ‘We're terribly driven, since trade grew so thrang.’
      • ‘He is always very thrang, as there's always something to be seen to.’
      • ‘He's that thrang somewhere abroad he hasn't time.’

Origin

Late Middle English thrang, gethrang ‘crowd, tumult’, related to throng.

Pronunciation

thrang

/θraŋ/