over crowd


verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
to crowd to an uncomfortable or undesirable excess.

1760–70; over- + crowd1

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overcrowd (ˌəʊvəˈkraʊd)
(tr) to fill (a room, vehicle, city, etc) with more people or things than is desirable

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1766, from over + crowd.
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