Definition of Cramped

1. Adjective. Constricted in size. "Trying to bring children up in cramped high-rise apartments"

Similar to: Incommodious



Definition of Cramped

1. Verb. (past of cramp) ¹

2. Adjective. uncomfortably restricted in size ¹

3. Adjective. overcrowded or congested ¹

4. Adjective. tight because of or like suffering a cramp ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cramped

1. cramp [v] - See also: cramp

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cramped

crame
crames
cramesies
cramesy
crammed
crammer
crammers
cramming
cramoisie
cramoisies
cramoisy
cramp
cramp iron
cramp someone's style
crampbark
cramped (current term)
crampedness
crampet
crampets
crampfish
crampfishes
crampier
crampiest
crampiness
cramping
crampit
crampits
crampon
cramponee
crampons

Literary usage of Cramped

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"... until, finally, satisfied, I moved my head off my arm and stretched my arm out of its cramped position, and felt no more this bête noir of earlier days, ..."

2. The Gentleman's House: Or, How to Plan English Residences, from the by Robert Kerr (1865)
"cramped arrangements to be discouraged, but excessive completeness in the Offices ... cramped and penurious arrangements of the Offices have spoilt so many ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"... until, finally, satisfied, I moved my head ofF my arm and stretched my arm out of its cramped position, and felt no more this bête noir of earlier days, ..."

4. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including A Journal of a Tour to the by James Boswell, John Wilson Croker (1831)
"... but not cramped with iron 1—The flat on the T°ur !n top is very extensive; but on the insulated part there is no parapet—Though it was broad enough, ..."

5. The Rise of the Dutch Republic: A History. by John Lothrop Motley (1861)
"might have arisen among those prolific regions, superior in importance to any subsequent colony of Holland, cramped from its birth by absolute subjection to ..."

6. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1839)
"... claims to superiority, our onward course is cramped and embarrassed through the influence of an improvident, unconstitutional, and imbecile currency. ..."

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