Definition of "packed" []

  • Crowded to capacity: a packed theater. (adjective)
  • Compressed: ground covered with wet, heavily packed leaves. (adjective)
  • Informal Filled with. Often used in combination: a thrill-packed television series. (adjective)
  • Completely filled; full (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • (of a picnic type of meal) prepared and put in a container or containers beforehand; prepacked (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "packed" in a sentence
  • "This is Quechua for Padrecito, a word packed with cariño, affection, and a charming intimacy."
  • "I had two men on board that had been in the Greenland trade; the one of them in a ship that lay nine weeks, and the other in one that lay six weeks, fast in this kind of ice, which they called packed ice."
  • "Every penny will matter and will make the difference between our kids getting a decent education or being droned-at in packed classes."