crowding crowding  /ˈkraʊ dɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a situation in which people or things are crowded together

Usage(s):

  1. It wasn't just the press crowding to see the candidate outside his grandmother's apartment.
  2. Robert Hall's sales, competitors guess, may now be crowding $75 million a year.
  3. It would be easier to bemoan reality shows' crowding out sitcoms and dramas if the latter weren't in such a rut.

News

  1. First Listen: Bosnian Rainbows, 'Bosnian Rainbows'

    Though both are powerful and iconoclastic performers, The Mars Volta's Omar Rodriguez Lopez and Le Butcherettes' Teri Gender Bender find a way to join together without crowding each other out.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: NPR

  2. Jail crowding raises concerns in Johnson County

    A rising number of inmates at the Johnson County jail is forcing officials to take steps to ease crowding amid worries that an expansion might be necessary.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: FOX 41 Louisville

  3. Jail crowding raises concerns in county

    A rising number of inmates at the Johnson County jail is forcing officials to take steps to ease crowding amid worries that an expansion might be necessary. Read more at www.WISHTV.com
    on June 16, 2013     Source: WISH-TV Indianapolis

Quotes

  1. "When I got inside of Matt and tried for a lap or two to get by him and he was crowding me, I actually backed off and let him go. So I just checked those feelings and regrouped and then went back after him. But, after seeing the video when I was...
    on Nov 5, 2007 By: Jimmie Johnson Source: SI.com

  2. "They did a great job of crowding the paint and also getting back to our shooters," Duncan said of the Hornets' defenders. "They were very physical on the post. I didn't shoot the ball very well and those opportunities kind of turned into...
    on May 14, 2006 By: Tim Duncan Source: 940 News

  3. Mr Watkins told the Herald yesterday: "All aspects of CityRail's operations which have a direct impact on passenger services were analysed. This included fleet availability, cleanliness, on-time running, queuing, crowding, service frequency and...
    on Aug 13, 2008 By: John Watkins Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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