Complete Definition of "sprawl"

English

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉËl|-ÉËl

Verb
en-verb

  1. to sit with the limbs spread out
  2. to spread out in a disorderly fashion; to straggle

Translations
Finnish: loikoilla, levitä
French: étalement, expansion

Noun
sprawl

  1. an ungainly sprawling posture
  2. a straggling, haphazard growth, especially of housing on the edge of a city

Translations
Finnish: leviäminen

Derived terms
urban sprawl

See also

Los Angelization

io:sprawl
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