throng: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (thrông, throng), [key]
  1. to assemble, collect, or go in large numbers; crowd.
  1. to crowd or press upon; jostle.
  2. to fill or occupy with or as with a crowd: He thronged the picture with stars.
  3. to bring or drive together into or as into a crowd, heap, or collection.
  4. to fill by crowding or pressing into: They thronged the small room.
—adj. Scot. and North Eng.
  1. filled with people or objects; crowded.
  2. (of time) filled with things to do; busy.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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