thronged meaning, thronged definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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  ( throngs    plural & 3rd person present)   ( thronging    present participle)   ( thronged          past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   A throng is a large crowd of people.  

An official pushed through the throng.     
2       verb   When people throng somewhere, they go there in great numbers.  

The crowds thronged into the mall.      V to/into/around n  
3       verb   If people throng a place, they are present there in great numbers.   (=crowd)  
They throng the beaches between late June and early August.      V n  
   thronged             adj   v-link ADJ with n  
The streets are thronged with people.     
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throne, throng, thro, throwing

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