sprawling

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

sprawling

  1. Present participle of sprawl.

Adjective[edit]

sprawling (comparative more sprawling, superlative most sprawling)

  1. That sprawls
  2. Expansive; extensive

Noun[edit]

sprawling (plural sprawlings)

  1. The act of one who sprawls.
    • 1838, Colburn's New Monthly Magazine and Humorist (page 176)
      Having feasted our souls with this sublime spectacle, we ministered to the wants of the body by a plentiful breakfast, and about noon we commenced the descent, rendered ludicrous enough by various tumblings and sprawlings on the part of the more inexpert mountaineers.