be bulging at the seams(redirected from were bulging at the seams)
be bulging at the seams
slang To be overly crowded. Because of all the delays this morning, the train station is bulging at the seams. Good luck finding a place to sit!
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be bursting/bulging at the ˈseams (with something)(also be full to ˈbursting (with something)) (informal) be very or too full (of something): All of our schools are bursting at the seams; we have to build new ones urgently.
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