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verb [intransitive]     sprawl pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlesprawling
past tensesprawled
past participlesprawled
  1. 1
    to sit or lie with your arms and legs stretched out in different directions in a relaxed or careless way

    We sprawled in front of the fire and watched TV.

  2. 2
    to stretch over or across something in an ugly and untidy way
    1. a.
      used about buildings that fill an area in an ugly way that has not been carefully planned

      The suburbs sprawl across two hilltops.


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