informal Prevent a person from acting freely or naturally: he’s not putting any pressure on me that would cramp my style
More example sentences
- He said it cramps his style of getting really big bucks from Fat Cats.
- The truth has not cramped their style in the past and is unlikely to do so during the current confirmation hearings.
- A coalition government and a secular constitution have cramped their style.
Definition of cramp someone's style in:
- The US English dictionary