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Meaning & Definition of Cramp in English

English

Cramp

/kræmp/

noun

1. A painful and involuntary muscular contraction

    synonym:
  • spasm
  • ,
  • cramp
  • ,
  • muscle spasm

2. A clamp for holding pieces of wood together while they are glued

    synonym:
  • cramp

3. A strip of metal with ends bent at right angles

  • Used to hold masonry together
    synonym:
  • cramp
  • ,
  • cramp iron

verb

1. Secure with a cramp

  • "Cramp the wood"
    synonym:
  • cramp

2. Prevent the progress or free movement of

  • "He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather"
  • "The imperialist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries"
    synonym:
  • hamper
  • ,
  • halter
  • ,
  • cramp
  • ,
  • strangle

3. Affect with or as if with a cramp

    synonym:
  • cramp

4. Suffer from sudden painful contraction of a muscle

    synonym:
  • cramp

Examples of using

Tom had a cramp in his leg.