tending to sprawl; straggly: The colt's legs were long and sprawly.
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How to use sprawly in a sentence
They were all in the same sprawly handwriting of a woman—a woman who simply signed herself "Mittie."The Sign of Silence | William Le Queux
It is in a small, cramped hand, and you know the one purporting to be from him later was in a big, sprawly hand.The Come Back | Carolyn Wells
A bee flew in at the door, lighted on the lace curtain and clung there, making sprawly motions with his thread-like legs.The Secret of the Storm Country | Grace Miller White
Ordinary sort of writing, rather unformed and sprawly, but after a trial run Micky managed a very presentable copy of it.The Phantom Lover | Ruby M. Ayres
The ants led him to a tiny hole with a finely pulverized rim just at the edge of a sprawly cactus.Cow-Country | B. M. Bower