Definition of Piccadilly Circus in US English:

Piccadilly Circus

proper noun

  • A place in central London where several major roads converge on a large public space.


  • be like Piccadilly Circus

    • informal Be very busy or crowded.

      ‘last week it was like Piccadilly Circus in here, with builders, plumbers, and decorators working flat out to get the house ready’
      crowded, bustling, swarming, teeming, astir, buzzing, hectic, full, thronged, thronging, lively, vibrant
      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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