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packed

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packed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of pack

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packed (comparative more packed, superlative most packed)

  1. Put into a package.
    packed lunch
  2. Filled with a large number or large quantity of something.
    • 1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 7, The Mirror and the Lamp:
      […] St. Bede's at this period of its history was perhaps the poorest and most miserable parish in the East End of London. Close-packed, crushed by the buttressed height of the railway viaduct, rendered airless by huge walls of factories, it at once banished lively interest from a stranger's mind and left only a dull oppression of the spirit.
    packed with goodness
  3. (colloquial) Filled to capacity with people.
    The bus was packed and I couldn't get on.

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