Crowd v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crowded; p. pr. & vb. n. Crowding.]
1. To push, to press, to shove.
2. To press or drive together; to mass together. “Crowd us and crush us.”
3. To fill by pressing or thronging together; hence, to encumber by excess of numbers or quantity.
The balconies and verandas were crowded with spectators, anxious to behold their future sovereign. --Prescott.
4. To press by solicitation; to urge; to dun; hence, to treat discourteously or unreasonably. [Colloq.]
To crowd out, to press out; specifically, to prevent the publication of; as, the press of other matter crowded out the article.
To crowd sail Naut., to carry an extraordinary amount of sail, with a view to accelerate the speed of a vessel; to carry a press of sail.
adj : overfilled or compacted or concentrated; "a crowded
theater"; "a crowded program"; "crowded trains"; "a
young mother's crowded days" [ant: uncrowded]