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Definition of packed adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1extremely full of people synonym crowded The restaurant was packed. The show played to packed houses (= large audiences).
  2. 2containing a lot of a particular thing packed with something The book is packed with information. -packed an information-packed book
  3. 3tightly packed pressed closely together The birds' nests are lined with tightly packed leaves.
  4. 4[not before noun] (informal) having put everything you need into cases, boxes, etc. before you go somewhere I'm all packed and ready to go.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: packed