verb (used with or without object)
Origin of overcrowd
Origin of crowded
Examples from the Web for overcrowded
Ippoliti says that the centers should close because many are overcrowded and unsafe.In Rome’s Riots, Cries for Mussolini and Attacks on Refugees|Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Overcrowded and strapped for workers, there was not a single medical facility that could take her.Health Care Worker Pleads With UN: Help Ebola Victims Dying ‘Horrible, Undignified Death’|Abby Haglage|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The overcrowded school where the family had sought refuge was a scene of despair and squalor.
None has ever left the narrow and overcrowded 40-kilometer strip of land called Gaza.
Her voice trailed off and she looked out on to the road, overcrowded with traffic and dirty.The Price of ‘Free’: Models Moonlighting as Escorts|Anonymous|March 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The fora and atria were overcrowded with bronze and marble statues and groups.A Manual of the Historical Development of Art|G. G. (Gustavus George) Zerffi
All that they get of either air or light must filter through other stale, overcrowded rooms.Mary Ware's Promised Land|Annie Fellows Johnston
Externally, these homes are often pretty bad to look at—overcrowded, disorderly, and noisy.The Business of Being a Woman|Ida M. Tarbell
The houses were overcrowded, dark, insanitary, without privacy and generally unattractive.Negro Migration during the War|Emmett J. Scott
And a small group of such thrifty workers in any overcrowded industry will permanently lower the wages of that industry.The People of the Abyss|Jack London