Definitions

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  • n. Someone who sprawls; agent noun of sprawl

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which sprawls.

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

  • n. a person who sprawls

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Examples

  • It is a sprawler and blooms this lovely sky blue hue in early May each year.

    What Is This Plant? 2009*Now We Know! « Fairegarden

  • Hell, this is only Book One and it's almost 500 pages long, so it ain't for wimps and it's definitely a sprawler; but Clare has a death grip on her POV protagonist and she keeps the reins held tight.

    Off the Shelf

  • Between the neutral tints of the squalid sprawler and the fluid which it excretes the contrast is so surprising that one involuntarily raises his hat by way of apology for any slighting thoughts which may have arisen from first and imperfect acquaintance.

    My Tropic Isle

  • God, but she'd forgotten what a sprawler the man was, how during the night he colonized your side of the bed and denuded you entirely of bedclothes.

    The Satanic Verses

  • "There's only one staggerer and one sprawler now," said Dan, with a laugh; "your own George and Toc's Dumplin '."

    The Lonely Island The Refuge of the Mutineers

  • 'Isn't it enough to make a man crusty to see that little sprawler put up in the best business every night, and actually keeping money out of the house, by being forced down the people's throats, while other people are passed over?

    Nicholas Nickleby

  • It's a 12-page sprawler, with photographs by Mario Testino, pegged to the imminent release of her new flick

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  • The meaning: The sprawler dominates your relationship and they might be selfish and unaware of their partner's needs.

    The Times of India

  • Kohl's is in the process of destroying the only wetland left in southern area of Coconut Creek, Over a thousand local residents pleaded with the big box sprawler to build anywhere else but this beautiful piece of nature.

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  • Lots of vim and vigour from Roelof, with a fine diving sprawler of a stop to prevent a two down the ground, but that's wide down leg - and so's that.

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

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