Crowded vs Serried - What's the difference?

crowded | serried |


As adjectives the difference between crowded and serried

is that crowded is containing too many of something; teeming while serried is crowded together in rows.

As a verb crowded

is (crowd).

crowded

English

Adjective

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

    * teeming * the world and his wife

    Verb

    (head)
  • (crowd)
  • serried

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • crowded together in rows
  • *1899 ,
  • *:Above the bush the trees stood in serried ranks.
  • *1912 ,
  • *:They have, in the security of their sumptuous offices, behind stout mill gates and serried rows of bayonets and policemen's clubs, defied the State, city, and public.
  • *1996 , , Virago Press, paperback edition, page 45:
  • *:The Murris in their serried invisible ranks crowd around her.
  • Usage notes

    *Used especially of ranks of troops.

    Anagrams

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