- confined or severely limited in space: cramped closets.
- (of handwriting) with characters written small and crowded together.
- (of a style of writing) hard to understand; crabbed.
Origin of cramped2
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Bordman put it in the boat, disapproving of the crampedness of the craft.Sand Doom
William Fitzgerald Jenkins
- closed in; restricted
- (esp of handwriting) small and irregular; difficult to read
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