crowd with

crowd with (someone or something)

To fill something with more than it can reasonably hold or accommodate. A noun or pronoun can be used between "crowd" and "with." Because this room is totally crowded with people, we're moving everyone into the auditorium. I had crowded my suitcase with so much stuff that I couldn't get it closed.
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crowd something with someone or something

to pack too many people or things into something. The ushers crowded the room with visitors. Aunt Victoria had crowded the room with the busy trappings of a bygone era.
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Snow also regaled the crowd with tales of Bush as a he-man, insisting that the president engages in power biking at Camp David so intense that members of his staff and the press corps cannot hope to keep up.
Dobson regaled the crowd with a tale of how he stared down a bear that did not want to leave him alone.
Matisyahu fed the 2,500 crowd with a five-song set that closed with his hit single, ``King Without a Crown,'' which has been shown on MTV and has saturated radio airwaves.
First, since the jondo originating the request always forwards the request to a randomly chosen member of the crowd, the end server receives each request from any member of the crowd with equal likelihood.
It's difficult to tell who fired up the other more: Lima with the crowd, or the crowd with Lima.
As the bright day was giving way to dusk, the Violent Femmes recharged the crowd with such favorites as ``American Music,'' ``Add it Up,'' ``Blister in the Sun'' and ``Kiss Off.
Metallica's newest member, one-time Ozzy Osbourne bassist Robert Trujillo, raced and soared his way through a dozen raging solos, even teasing the crowd with the opening riffs of Ozzy's ``Crazy Train.
Rancid's set was interrupted by an accident in the pit, but the band handled the situation magnificently, calming the crowd with acoustic covers and lame jokes until the medics removed the injured party.
2) Proving he's more than an unwashed ex-boyfriend of Kelly Osbourne, singer Bert McCracken energizes the Vans Warped crowd with his band, the Used.
Dozens of male and female Dolly look-alikes roamed through the crowd with masses of blond hair piled atop their heads.
With a flourish of pyrotechnics, Green Day blasted the crowd with ``Maria,'' but their excitement wasn't enough for vocalist/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong.
Blame it on having something to prove after a few failed albums and a lengthy breakup, but The Cult singer Ian Astbury took off into the crowd with a vengeance Saturday at KROQ's Weenie Roast in Irvine.
CSUN had 24 turnovers, many of which resulted from trying to entertain the crowd with behind-the-back passes and alley-oops.
Andrea Echeverri won over some of the crowd with her bubble blowing and free goodies such as Frisbees and maracas.
The Angels of Venice, who perfected their sounds on the sands of Venice Beach, drew entranced stares from the hard-to-sell and highly mobile crowd with their rendition of ``Scarborough Faire'' on harp and flute.