Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sprawling

1 sense of sprawling

Sense 1
sprawl, sprawling -- (an ungainly posture with arms and legs spread about)
       => position, posture, attitude -- (the arrangement of the body and its limbs; "he assumed an attitude of surrender")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb sprawl

2 senses of sprawl

Sense 1
sprawl -- (sit or lie with one's limbs spread out)
       => sit, sit down -- (be seated)
       => lie -- (be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position; "The sick man lay in bed all day"; "the books are lying on the shelf")

Sense 2
sprawl, straggle -- (go, come, or spread in a rambling or irregular way; "Branches straggling out quite far")
       => spread, distribute -- (distribute or disperse widely; "The invaders spread their language all over the country")

Antonyms of adj sprawling

1 sense of sprawling

Sense 1
sprawling, straggling, rambling, straggly -- (spreading out in different directions; "sprawling handwriting"; "straggling branches"; "straggly hair")

INDIRECT (VIA untidy) -> tidy -- (marked by order and cleanliness in appearance or habits; "a tidy person"; "a tidy house"; "a tidy mind")

Similarity of adj sprawling

1 sense of sprawling

Sense 1
sprawling, straggling, rambling, straggly -- (spreading out in different directions; "sprawling handwriting"; "straggling branches"; "straggly hair")
       => untidy (vs. tidy) -- (not neat and tidy; "careless and untidy in her personal habits"; "an untidy living room"; "untidy and casual about money")

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