verb (used with or without object)
- to crowd to an uncomfortable or undesirable excess.
- filled to excess; packed.
- filled with a crowd: crowded streets.
- uncomfortably close together: crowded passengers on a bus.
- (tr) to fill (a room, vehicle, city, etc) with more people or things than is desirable
v.1766, from over- + crowd (v.). Related: Overcrowded; overcrowding.