NounCramp (plural Cramps)
- (intransitive) (of a muscle) To contract painfully and uncontrollably.
- (transitive) To prohibit movement or expression.
- You're cramping my style.
- (transitive) To restrain to a specific physical position, as if with a cramp.
- You're going to need to cramp the wheels on this hill.
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agonizing; distressing; hindering; muscle-fettering; paralyzing; torturing; violent.
affect with—; alleviate—; cause—; contract with—; ease—; massage—; predispose to—; produce—; rack with—; seize with—; take with—; —agonizes; —attacks; —benumbs; —constricts; —extends; —incapacitates; —knots; —numbs; —pains; —paralyzes; —pinches; —restrains; —stiffens ; —tortures.
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- Rhymes: -æmp
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- “Cramp” in the Online Etymology Dictionary, Douglas Harper, 2001