Crowded



[krou-did] /ˈkraʊ dɪd/

adjective
1.
filled to excess; packed.
2.
filled with a :
crowded streets.
3.
uncomfortably close together:
crowded passengers on a bus.
[kroud] /kraʊd/
noun
1.
a large number of persons gathered closely together; throng:
a crowd of angry people.
2.
any large number of persons.
3.
any group or set of persons with something in common:
The restaurant attracts a theater crowd.
4.
audience; attendance:
Opening night drew a good crowd.
5.
the common people; the masses:
He feels superior to the crowd.
6.
a large number of things gathered or considered together.
7.
Sociology. a temporary gathering of people responding to common stimuli and engaged in any of various forms of collective behavior.
verb (used without object)
8.
to gather in large numbers; throng; swarm.
9.
to press forward; advance by pushing.
verb (used with object)
10.
to press closely together; force into a confined space; cram:
to crowd clothes into a suitcase.
11.
to push; shove.
12.
to fill to excess; fill by pressing or thronging into.
13.
to place under pressure or stress by constant solicitation:
to crowd a debtor for payment; to crowd someone with embarrassing questions.
Idioms
14.
crowd on sail, Nautical. to carry a press of sail.
/kraʊd/
noun
1.
a large number of things or people gathered or considered together
2.
a particular group of people, esp considered as a social or business set: the crowd from the office
3.

4.
follow the crowd, to conform with the majority
verb
5.
(intransitive) to gather together in large numbers; throng
6.
(transitive) to press together into a confined space
7.
(transitive) to fill to excess; fill by pushing into
8.
(transitive) (informal) to urge or harass by urging
9.
(nautical) crowd on sail, to hoist as much sail as possible
/kraʊd/
noun
1.
(music) an ancient bowed stringed instrument; crwth
v.

Old English crudan “to press, crush.” Cognate with Middle Dutch cruden “to press, push,” Middle High German kroten “to press, oppress,” Norwegian kryda “to crowd.” Related: Crowded; crowding.
n.

1560s, from crowd (v.). The earlier word was press (n.).

noun

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