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American English: /kræmp/
British English: /kramp/

Translation of cramp in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable and countable I've got (a) cramp in my leg
    se me ha acalambrado la pierna
    me ha dado un calambre en la pierna
    me ha dado (una) rampa en la pierna (Spain)
    (stomach) cramps
    retorcijones en el estómago
    retortijones en el estómago (Spain)
    I got writer's cramp
    me empezó a doler la mano de tanto escribir
    Example sentences
    • The runner suffers severe muscle pain and cramp as well as crippling abdominal discomfort.
    • The etiology of nocturnal leg muscle cramps is not clear.
    • For a number of years, quinine sulfate has been widely used for the treatment of nocturnal leg muscle cramps.

transitive verb

  • 1 1.1 (cram)
    Example sentences
    • The racial prejudice against non-Fijians inhibited and cramped the growth and practice of Sikhism.
    • If you get up early enough, you can probably travel at least 300 miles per day but don't cramp yourself with time limits.
    • The problems with the current law have cramped the growth of aquaculture for many years.
    1.2 (limit)
    to cramp somebody's style
    cortarle los vuelos a alguien
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