congested - definition in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online (US)

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “congested”

See all translations

congested

adjective uk   us   /kənˈdʒes.tɪd/
too blocked or crowded and causing difficulties Congested roads and towns have too much traffic and movement is made difficult. If you are or your nose is congested, you cannot breathe through your nose because it is blocked, usually during an infection. Congested lungs or other body parts have become too full of blood or other liquid.
congestion
noun [U] uk   us   /-tʃən/
C1 The (traffic) congestion in the city gets worse during the summer. This spray helps to ease nasal congestion.
Translations of “congested”
in Vietnamese đông nghịt, chật ních…
in Spanish colapsado, congestionado…
in Thai แออัด…
in Malaysian penuk sesak…
in French encombré…
in German überfüllt…
in Chinese (Traditional) 堵塞的, 擁擠的, 擠滿的…
in Indonesian penuh sesak…
in Russian перегруженный…
in Turkish (trafik) tıkalı, tıkanık, yoğun…
in Chinese (Simplified) 堵塞的, 拥挤的, 挤满的…
in Polish zatłoczony, zapchany…
(Definition of congested from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of congested?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “congested” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

decider

a final game or competition that allows one person or team to win, or the winning point scored

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More