filled to capacity; full: They've had a packed theater for every performance.
pressed together; dense; compressed: packed snow.
abundantly supplied with a specified element (used in combination): an action-packed movie.

Nearby words

  1. package store,
  2. package tour,
  3. packager,
  4. packaging,
  5. packboard,
  6. packed in like sardines,
  7. packed-cell volume,
  8. packer,
  9. packet,
  10. packet switched system

Origin of packed

First recorded in 1770–80; pack1 + -ed2

Related formsmis·packed, adjectivewell-packed, adjective

Can be confusedpacked pact Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for well-packed

British Dictionary definitions for well-packed



completely filled; fulla packed theatre
(of a picnic type of meal) prepared and put in a container or containers beforehand; prepackeda packed lunch
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