cramp

All Noun Verb
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  • They now live in a cramped house, where they started a new life.
  • He was taken with a cramp and almost died before they got him. Cited from The Meadow-Brook Girls in the Hills, by Janet Aldridge
  • Some poor fellow who got too far out and had a cramp, perhaps. Cited from Aunt Jane's Nieces Out West, by Edith Van Dyne
  • He does not cramp his mind, nor take half-views of men and things. Cited from How to Succeed, by Orison Swett Marden
  • No human hand could have signed them all without writer's cramp. Cited from True Stories of Crime From the District Attorney's Office, Arthur Train
  • No matter if they are cramped; by and by they will have room. Cited from Children of the Tenements, by Jacob A. Riis
  • Being cramped for room, they had to do everything on the same spot. Cited from The Best of the World's Classics, Vol. I: Greece, by Various
  • This way the company can control the number of people inside what is typically a cramped house.
  • The middle board also commonly becomes very cramped due to having twice the number of pieces available.
  • Room now seems small and cramped to him, and no longer has the meaning it once held.
  • But Michael decided that he would feel cramped in the art with his character.
  • I told him I had only come now because of the cramp. Cited from The Visits of Elizabeth, by Elinor Glyn
  • White has a space advantage of eight to four and Black is cramped.
  • The conditions were cramped and people often had to sleep on top of each other.
  • It is notable as the only Cramps album to feature all original songs.
  • Driven back and reduced as we are, you wish to cramp us more and more. Cited from Account of Sa-Go-Ye-Wat-Ha, by John Niles Hubbard
  • I shall enjoy the walk home, after being cramped up all afternoon. Cited from The Fortunes of the Farrells, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • Both died in less than two minutes, and each with cramps. Cited from The Mansion of Mystery, by Chester K. Steele
  • He lived in a cramped apartment on the floor above with his wife and children.
  • "Learning theory might help you a little, but it could cramp your style."
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Meaning of cramp

  • noun A clamp for holding pieces of wood together while they are glued
  • noun A strip of metal with ends bent at right angles; used to hold masonry together
  • verb Secure with a cramp
    cramp the wood
  • verb Affect with or as if with a cramp
  • verb Suffer from sudden painful contraction of a muscle