from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of sprawl.
- n. Small branches of a tree; twigs; sprays.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. Small branches of a tree; twigs; sprays.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Rocinha-which means "little field" in Portuguese-sprawls along the northeastern fringe of São Conrado, a chic neighborhood of modern high-rises and million-dollar mansions.
He has noticed when sitting in the car, their dog 'sprawls' in such a way that his private area is then "exposed" somewhat.
It kind of sprawls out like some kind of perverse Oz eating away at the jungle.
Below me sprawls the green and leafy city where I started in public life fifty years ago and whose enlightened, progressive politics have inspired me ever since.
At the same time, because no city is like any other city, I love the urban sprawls of the New World: I genuinely find LA glorious and haunting, those clusters of towers rising out of the smog.
The populous San Fernando Valley lies on the north side, and the Los Angeles Basin sprawls to the south.
Every night he sprawls out on my side of the bed, and the vast space he takes up has always been non-negotiable.
The city sprawls low and wide, neighborhood to neighborhood, millions upon millions.
The Utica is a deeply buried rock formation that sprawls below parts of eight states from Tennessee to New York.
The piece sprawls on and on, but it never even attempts to move beyond insider sources who evince no knowledge whatsoever as to how actual Americans are living in the economy.
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