crowd with (someone or something)

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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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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References in classic literature ?
The place was crowded with people grouped about little tables.
Although sanderlings can feast undisturbed at their summer nesting grounds in the Arctic, Harrington notes that their odyssey south can put them on the beaches of eastern North America in July and August, a time when most beaches are crowded with vacationers.