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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)

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.

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."