from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Uncomfortably small or restricted.
  • adjective Difficult to read, especially for being crowded into a small space.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective inconveniently small; restricting movement; -- of living quarters or workspace.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of cramp.
  • adjective uncomfortably restricted in size
  • adjective overcrowded or congested
  • adjective tight because of or like suffering a cramp

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective constricted in size


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