Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Characterised by cramp.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Affected with cramp.
  • Productive of, or abounding in, cramps.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Afflicted with cramp.
  • Inducing cramp or abounding in cramp.

Etymologies

cramp +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I am due my period today or tomorrow and I'm feeling kind of crampy and yucky so that's a bit annoying for going out for therapy, but hey ho.

    sheepdip Diary Entry

  • The "spavin test" is of value as a diagnostic measure when it is employed with other means of examination, though reaction to this test is seen in some cases in old "crampy" horses that have experienced hard service.

    Lameness of the Horse Veterinary Practitioners' Series, No. 1

  • Professor Weiss, a psychologist at Jena University, believes the brain quickly learns to connect words like 'crampy' and 'nipping' with sensations of pain.

    Home | Mail Online

  • While some traditional herbs are not suitable for regular use due to their excessively strong purgative effects, ColoFlush uses herbs that are strong enough to support flushing out of the colon, yet gentle enough not to cause a loose, 'crampy' stomach.

    Wil's Ebay E-Store

  • February 4th, 2009 at 4: 24 pm it drives me nuts when women say "contractions aren't that bad, they're just like bad cramps" …. please. i'm happy for women who experience relatively fast, "crampy" labours, but i think the reality for most women is a little more intense …. maybe it's just me? who knows?

    Celebrity Baby Blog

  • In July, Casandra complained of a "crampy" feeling to her mother.

    billingsgazette.com

  • Just a quickie today, as I'm kind of crampy and grumpy (what a great name for a band!)

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  • It might not happen after an eight minute drive to the grocery store, but travel for more than 30 minutes a day, God forbid a lengthy roadtrip, and things start to get a little crampy.

    Alyssa Jung: Hyundai 'Cures' Cramps, For A Cause

  • Hyundai has discovered a name for the crampy condition--Crampomitosis--and is taking strides to cure it, all while benefiting a great cause.

    Alyssa Jung: Hyundai 'Cures' Cramps, For A Cause

  • I wasn't surprised when Bobby started feeling crampy in the car.

    Suzy & Bobby

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