congest: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kun-jest'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to fill to excess; overcrowd or overburden; clog: The subway entrance was so congested that no one could move.
  2. to cause an unnatural accumulation of blood or other fluid in (a body part or blood vessel): The cold congested her sinuses.
  3. to heap together.
  1. to become congested: His throat congested with phlegm.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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