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1 cramp /ˈkræmp/ noun
plural cramps
1 cramp
/ˈkræmp/
noun
plural cramps
Learner's definition of CRAMP
: a sudden painful tightening of muscle in a part of the body
[count]
(US)
[noncount]
(Brit) see also writer's cramp
cramps [plural] chiefly US : sharp pains in the stomach and the area near it especially because of menstruation
2 cramp /ˈkræmp/ verb
cramps; cramped; cramping
2 cramp
/ˈkræmp/
verb
cramps; cramped; cramping
Learner's definition of CRAMP
[+ object] : to cause (a part of the body) to feel pain because of tight muscles : to cause a cramp in (your hand, foot, etc.)
[no object] : to have a sudden painful tightening of muscles : to experience a cramp or cramps
often + up
[+ object] : to prevent (something) from developing or growing freely
[+ object] : to prevent (someone) from behaving or expressing emotions freely usually used as (be) cramped
◊ Someone or something that cramps your style prevents you from behaving the way you want.

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noun [noncount]
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