Definition of 'cramped'
Example sentences containing 'cramped'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
The cramped flat and lack of fresh air worsen her difficulties. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The foyer felt a little cramped with quite low ceilings in areas. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They refused to let the ambassador leave the cramped room for almost two and a half hours. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The bedroom he remembered as spacious now seemed rather cramped. Somewhere East of Life (1994)The stars will spend up to three weeks in the cramped house. The Sun (2009)And then you have this business of a lot of plot cramped into a small place. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The workers continue to labor in cramped and inefficient conditions. Christianity Today (2000)But his current cramped flat is too small for him to get his wheelchair through. The Sun (2015)That ties into my main feeling that the layout feels cramped and a little claustrophobic. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The shortcomings of the cramped rooms are obvious. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And houses were smaller and more cramped. The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)The staff were doing their best in horribly cramped and noisy conditions. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Campaigners behind the sickening video yesterday renewed their criticisms of rearing turkeys in cramped shed conditions. The Sun (2007)For some time he stared out from the cramped little pulpit and watched the green sea creep past. BomberBut she was unable to perform them because there was too little room in the cramped underground tunnel. The Sun (2008)The crowded house is going to get a little less cramped and that means a better view of the action. The Sun (2006)But it felt small and cramped. Times, Sunday Times (2012)No room on his cramped balcony. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She has often turned up on the doorstep of our cramped flat and spent a few nights on the settee before going home. The Sun (2009)In fact, the whole flat feels cramped. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A second family is also followed as they try to expand their cramped 1960s house. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It may be imagined that this Smoking Cabin was rather cramped. Anti-Ice (1993)His childhood was spent in a cramped terrace house in Nottingham with a long-term unemployed father. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was a rather cramped affair, too, since a horde of schoolboy cricketers had found their way in. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Trends of 'cramped'
In Common Usage. cramped is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'cramped'
British English: cramped ADJECTIVE
A cramped room or building is not big enough for the people or things in it.
There are hundreds of families living in cramped conditions on the floor of the airport lounge.
Definition of cramped from the Collins English Dictionary
The language of love: 5 ways to express your love on Valentine’s Day
Part One: Unlocking Mandarin with Paul Noble
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.