Cramped - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |kræmpt|  American pronunciation of the word cramped
Brit.  |krampt|  British pronunciation of the word cramped
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto cramp
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto cramp

adjective

- constricted in size

cramped quarters
trying to bring children up in cramped high-rise apartments

Examples

His cramped fingers could scarcely hold the pencil.

The kitchen was small and cramped.

The troops slept in cramped conditions with up to 20 in a single room.

trying to bring children up in cramped high-rise apartments

The accommodations on board the boat are a bit cramped.

...a pack rat whose cramped apartment is filled with a magpie collection of books, old newspapers, and tchotchkes...

...the organization's headquarters is a rabbit warren of small, cramped offices...

...were amazed by the squalid, cramped quarters in the town's historic bastille...

He cramped in the last 200 metres of the race.

Sitting still for so long had cramped her muscles.

Frankie shifted his position so that his knees would not become cramped.

The cramped living conditions severely restricted the children's freedom to play.

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