cramped


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cramped

 (krămpt)
adj.
1. Uncomfortably small or restricted: cramped living quarters.
2. Difficult to read, especially for being crowded into a small space: cramped handwriting.

cramped

(kræmpt)
adj
1. closed in; restricted
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (esp of handwriting) small and irregular; difficult to read

cramped

(kræmpt)

adj.
1. confined or severely limited in space: cramped closets.
2.
a. (of handwriting) small and crowded.
b. (of a style of writing) hard to understand; crabbed.
[1670–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cramped - constricted in size; "cramped quarters"; "trying to bring children up in cramped high-rise apartments"
incommodious - uncomfortably or inconveniently small; "incommodious hotel accommodations"

cramped

adjective restricted, confined, overcrowded, crowded, packed, narrow, squeezed, uncomfortable, awkward, closed in, congested, circumscribed, jammed in, hemmed in There are hundreds of families living in cramped conditions.
restricted open, large, spacious, roomy, capacious, uncrowded, commodious, uncongested, sizable or sizeable

cramped

adjective
Affording little room for movement:
Translations

cramped

[kræmpt] ADJ [position] → encogido, incómodo; [room etc] → estrecho; [writing] → menudo, apretado
to live in cramped conditionsvivir en la estrechez
they were all cramped togetherestaban apiñados
we are very cramped for spaceapenas hay espacio para moverse

cramped

[ˈkræmpt] adj [accommodation] → exigu(ë)

cramped

adj
spaceeng, beschränkt; flat, accommodation, roombeengt; coach, train, planeüberfüllt; we are very cramped (for space)wir sind räumlich sehr beschränkt
position, person, muscle, limbverkrampft
handwritingeng zusammengekritzelt

cramped

[kræmpt] adj (room) → angusto/a; (writing) → fitto/a; (position) → rannicchiato/a
References in classic literature ?
What it was all about--why he was kept in his cramped prison in the cramped car--he did not ask himself.
I swam more vigorously; but, cramped by my clothes, which stuck to me like a leaden weight, I felt great difficulty in bearing up.
The descent was effected by means of metallic bars projecting from the sides of the well, and these being adapted to the needs of a creature much smaller and lighter than myself, I was speedily cramped and fatigued by the descent.
Edna arose, cramped from lying so long and still in the hammock.
Look at those cramped dead firs, ever the same, and at me too, sticking out my broken and barked fingers just where they have grown, whether from my back or my sides: as they have grown so I stand, and I do not believe in your hopes and your lies.