clogged
clogged clogged adj. 1. obstructed so as to prevent or hinder flow of a fluid; -- of conduits; as, clogged pipes; clogged arteries.

Syn: choked. [WordNet 1.5]

2. filled beyond capacity (with people or vehicles), so as to retard movement; as, The store aisles were clogged with shoppers on the day before Christmas.; The clogged highways made me miss my appointment..

Syn: choked. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Clogged — Clog Clog, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Clogged} (kl[o^]gd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Clogging}.] 1. To encumber or load, especially with something that impedes motion; to hamper. [1913 Webster] The winds of birds were clogged with ace and snow. Dryden. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clogged — adj. Clogged is used with these nouns: ↑artery, ↑drain, ↑pipe, ↑pore, ↑sink …   Collocations dictionary

  • clogged — adjective Having an obstructed flow; blocked …   Wiktionary

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  • ice-clogged — adj. having flow restricted by ice; of rivers or conduits; as, ice clogged rivers. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ice-clogged — adjective obstructed by ice ice clogged rivers • Similar to: ↑frozen …   Useful english dictionary

  • being clogged — being congested, being blocked, being jammed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • foul with — clogged or choked with. → foul …   English new terms dictionary

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