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Noun: crowding  kraw-ding
  1. A situation in which people or things are crowded together
    "he didn't like the crowding on the beach"
Verb: crowd  krawd
  1. Cause to herd, drive, or crowd together
    "We crowded the children into a spare classroom";
    - herd
  2. Fill or occupy to the point of overflowing
    "The students crowded the auditorium"
  3. To gather together in large numbers
    "men in straw boaters and waxed moustaches crowded the verandah";
    - crowd together
  4. Approach a certain age or speed
    "She is crowding fifty";
    - push

Type of: approach, assemble, come near, come on, displace, draw close, draw near, fill, foregather, forgather, gather, go up, meet, move, near, occupy, situation, state of affairs

Encyclopedia: Crowding