transitive verb Date: 1924 to pack tightly or to excess

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  • jam-pack — jam′ pack′ v. t. to fill or pack as tightly or fully as possible …   From formal English to slang

  • jam-pack — /jam pak /, v.t. to fill or pack as tightly or fully as possible: We jam packed the basket with all kinds of fruit. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • jam-pack — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: jam (I) + pack : to fill to overflowing : fill by crowding in as much as possible : pack tightly : cram vacationists jam packed the trains jam packs his columns with useful information …   Useful english dictionary

  • jam-pack — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb Informal. To fill to excess by compressing or squeezing tightly: cram, crowd, jam, load, mob, pack, stuff. See FULL, TIGHTEN …   English dictionary for students

  • jam-pack — verb To pack or fill something tightly …   Wiktionary

  • jam pack — v. fill or pack to maximum capacity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pack — [n1] kit, package backpack, baggage, bale, bundle, burden, equipment, haversack, knapsack, load, luggage, outfit, parcel, rucksack, truss; concepts 260,446,496 pack [n2] group, bunch assemblage, band, barrel, bundle, circle, collection, company,… …   New thesaurus

  • jam — [n] troublesome situation bind, box, corner, difficulty, dilemma, fix, hole, hot water*, pickle*, plight, predicament, problem, quandary, scrape, spot, strait, trouble; concept 674 Ant. benefit, boon jam [v] squeeze in; compress bear, bind, block …   New thesaurus

  • pack — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. stow, bale, package, packet; load, burden, bundle; knapsack; crowd, mob, multitude; herd, flock, bevy, covey. See assemblage. v. stow, bale, package; cram, tamp; cake, solidify; add to; stuff; load,… …   English dictionary for students

  • pack — Synonyms and related words: a mass of, a world of, abound with, accumulation, ace, adulterate, age group, amassment, amount, army, assemblage, assembly, backing, backpack, bag, baggage, bale, band, bar, barrel, barricade, basket, batch, battalion …   Moby Thesaurus

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