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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To spread out in an untidy manner.

Usage examples (37)
  • Minutes after you plant a single seed, hundreds of zucchini will barge out of the ground and sprawl around the garden, menacing the other vegetables.
  • Federal sprawl is just probably going to happen, anyway.
  • If sprawl is so destructive, how and why did we get here?
  • The biggest factor driving sprawl is private motor vehicles: for more
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