Crowded vs Populous - What's the difference?

crowded | populous |

As adjectives the difference between crowded and populous

is that crowded is containing too many of something; teeming while populous is having a large population.

As a verb crowded

is (crowd).




(en adjective)
  • Containing too many of something; teeming.
  • Synonyms

    * teeming * the world and his wife


  • (crowd)
  • populous



    (en adjective)
  • Having a large population.
  • ''China is the most populous country in the world.
  • (of a, language) Spoken by a large number of people.
  • Chinese is the most populous language.
  • * Victoria Fromkin, ?Robert Rodman, ?Nina M. Hyams, An Introduction to Language (ISBN 1111784094), page 524:
  • The Sino-Tibetan family includes Mandarin, the most populous language in the world, spoken by more than one billion Chinese.
  • Densely]] [[populate, populated.
  • The Nile delta is a populous region.
  • Crowded with people.
  • Airport departure halls are often populous places during the rush hours.