Adjective "jampacked" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˌdʒamˈpakt/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

Extremely crowded or full to capacity.
  1. 'The mass choir thrilled the jam-packed crowd with a medley of folk songs and theatrical dramatizations.'
  2. 'The room was jam-packed full of people, even the halls and the doorways were crammed with people just wanting to be near.'
  3. 'However, the local press is jam-packed full of letters from the local public completely objecting to wheelie bins.'

Definitions

1. to fill or pack as tightly or fully as possible: We jam-packed the basket with all kinds of fruit.

More examples(as adjective)

"courtrooms can be jampacked."

Origin

(jam-pack)1920s: from jam.