- The definition of a crowd is a large number of people or things gathered closely together.
An example of crowd is the group of people that come together for the ball dropping on New Years Eve in Times Square in New York City.
- Crowd is defined as to push, shove or force too closely together.
An example of to crowd is a woman sitting way too close to a man in a bar who isn't interested in her.
A large crowd of people.
crowd definition by Webster's New World
- to press, push, or squeeze
- to push one's way (forward, into, through, etc.)
- to come together in a large group; throng
Origin: Middle English crouden ; from Old English crudan, to press, drive, akin to Middle High German kroten, to oppress ; from Indo-European base an unverified form greut-, to compel, press from source curd, Irish gruth, curdled milk
- to press, push, or shove
- to press or force closely together; cram
- to fill too full; occupy to excess, as by pressing or thronging
- to be or press very near to
- ☆ Baseball to stand very close to (the plate) in batting
- Informal to put (a person) under pressure or stress, as by dunning or harassing
- a large number of people or things gathered closely together
- the common people; the masses
- ☆ Informal a group of people having something in common; set; clique
- crowded adjective
- Brit., Dialectal a violin
Origin: Middle English croud ; from Welsh crwth ; from Indo-European an unverified form krut-, arch, breast, belly ; from base an unverified form (s)kreu-, round from source Middle Irish cruind, round
crowd definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A large number of persons gathered together; a throng.
- The common people; the populace.
- A group of people united by a common characteristic, as age, interest, or vocation: the over-30 crowd.
- A group of people attending a public function; an audience: The play drew a small but appreciative crowd.
- A large number of things positioned or considered together.
- To congregate in a restricted area; throng: The children crowded around the TV.
- To advance by pressing or shoving: A bevy of reporters crowded toward the candidate.
- To force by or as if by pressing or shoving: Police crowded the spectators back to the viewing stand. Urban sprawl crowded the farmers out of the valley.
- To draw or stand near to: The batter crowded the plate.
- To press, cram, or force tightly together: crowded the clothes into the closet.
- To fill or occupy to overflowing: Books crowded the shelves.
- Informal To put pressure on, as to pay a debt.
Origin: From Middle English crowden, to crowd, press, from Old English crūdan, to hasten, press.
- crowdˈer noun
- An ancient Celtic stringed instrument that was bowed or plucked. Also called crwth.
- Chiefly British A fiddle.
Origin: Middle English croud, from Middle Welsh crwth.
crowd - Investment & Finance Definition
crowd - Phrases/Idioms
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