Definition of crowded in US English:

crowded

adjective

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

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

crowded

/ˈkroudəd//ˈkraʊdəd/