verb (used with or without object)
Origin of overcrowd
Examples from the Web for overcrowd
One of the secrets of success in society is not to overcrowd anything.The Smart Set|Clyde Fitch
Rather than overcrowd his ships and to spare his supplies, he refused to take any of the latter.De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2)|Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt
There will be some careful pruning done for the good of the human race, which, as it is, threatens to overcrowd the earth.Her Royal Highness Woman|Max O'Rell
Aaron counted for less than nothing in a world he helped to overcrowd, and of which he perceived very little.Dreamers of the Ghetto|I. Zangwill
The result of this, therefore, was further excessive increases in rental rates, which greatly enhanced the tendency to overcrowd.