Attract a large audience, as in A big star will always pack them in. This idiom alludes to tightly filling a hall. [ c. 1940 ]
[pak-thred] /ˈpækˌθrɛd/ noun 1. a strong thread or twine for sewing or tying up packages. /ˈpækˌθrɛd/ noun 1. a strong twine for sewing or tying up packages
[pak-treyn] /ˈpækˌtreɪn/ noun 1. a line or succession of animals, as mules or burros, used to transport food and supplies over terrain unsuitable for wagons or other vehicles.
noun, Mining. 1. 1 (def 12a).
noun 1. a measure of the amount of cigarettes a person has smoked over an extended period, equal to one packet of 20 every day for one year