What does sprawling mean?

Definitions for sprawling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sprawl, sprawling(adj)

    an ungainly posture with arms and legs spread about

  2. sprawling, straggling, rambling, straggly(adj)

    spreading out in different directions

    "sprawling handwriting"; "straggling branches"; "straggly hair"

Wiktionary

  1. sprawling(Adjective)

    That sprawls

  2. sprawling(Adjective)

    Expansive; extensive

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sprawling

    of Sprawl

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sprawling in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sprawling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Joan Clos:

    What is happening ... is an increase of sprawling urbanization, informality is gaining share in the growth of cities.

  2. John Parker:

    Their dogged determination and skilled investigative techniques were crucial in exposing and dissecting this sprawling corruption scheme.

  3. Ko Sai:

    We just heard a loud noise sounding like thunder and saw that the huge mountain collapsed and a huge wave of rubble was moving and sprawling on a wide area, it was just like a nightmare.

  4. Rod Wheeler:

    Cydney Ireland said. The sprawling, 58,000-student main campus in downtown Columbus is one of the nation's largest. Fox News contributor Rod Wheeler, a former Washington DC homicide detective and an Ohio State University alum, said the school's police department is highly trained. People do n’t need to panic.

Images & Illustrations of sprawling

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