Definition of Swamped

1. Adjective. very busy; having too much to do ¹



2. Verb. (past of swamp) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Swamped

1. swamp [v] - See also: swamp

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swamped

swamp maple
swamp milkweed
swamp oak
swamp pine
swamp pines
swamp plant
swamp poplar
swamp rabbit
swamp red oak
swamp rose mallow
swamp sparrow
swamp sunflower
swamp white oak
swamp willow
swamped (current term)
swamper
swampers
swamphen
swamphens
swampier
swampiest
swampily
swampiness
swampinesses
swamping
swampings
swampish
swampland
swamplands

Literary usage of Swamped

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1. The Diplomatic Relations of England with the Quadruple Alliance, 1815-1830 by Louis Calvert, Myrna M. Boyce, Paul Padgette (1918)
"... and the Simpler Substitute—How Actors Are Often swamped by Scenery—The Need of Coordination—The Terrors of Strange Furniture—Many Plays Ruined by Lack ..."

2. Adventures of the First Settlers on the Oregon Or Columbia River: Being a by Alexander Ross (1849)
"... and narrow escape—Long boat swamped—Fidelity of the natives—Preparations for leaving the ship—Captain Thorn—The voyage concluded. ..."

3. Seeking the Golden Fleece: A Record of Pioneer Life in California: to which by Jacob Davis Babcock Stillman (1877)
"... again and again swamped. On my return to the inn, I found an invitation from Dr. Rivas, a native of Managua, to spend the evening at his house. ..."

4. Forest Life and Forest Trees: Comprising Winter Camp-life Among the Loggers by John S. Springer (1851)
"Substitute for a Coffin.—Burial of a River-driver.—A Log Jam.—Great Excitement.—A Boat swamped.—A Man drowned.—Narrow Escape.—Mode of Living on the River. ..."

5. Forest Life and Forest Trees: Comprising Winter Camp-life Among the Loggers by John S. Springer (1851)
"Singular Substitute for a Coffin.—Burial of a River-driver.—A Log Jam.—Great Excitement.—A Boat swamped.—A Man drowned.—Narrow Escape. ..."

6. Modern Spain 1788-1898 by Martin Andrew Sharp Hume (1909)
"X. "FOR EVER FELL THE BASTARD RACE OF BOURBON " —A REVOLUTION swamped BY REVOLUTIONISTS. TOPETE, Prim, Serrano, and the generals returning from exile in the ..."

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