What does sprawling mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term sprawling:


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

How to pronounce sprawling?

  1. Alex
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    US English
    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say sprawling in sign language?

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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

Examples of sprawling in a Sentence

  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 don’t need to panic.

  5. Devin Nunes:

    Providing a defensive briefing, like the one given to Senator Feinstein, is a typical response to these kinds of situations, the refusal to give the Trump campaign a defensive briefing, and instead opening a sprawling counter-intelligence investigation of American citizens, is one of many alarming ways that intelligence leaders drastically diverged from normal procedures in their Trump campaign investigation.

Images & Illustrations of sprawling

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