Meaning of “sprawl” in the English Dictionary

"sprawl" in British English

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sprawlverb

uk /sprɔːl/ us /sprɑːl/ disapproving

sprawlnoun

uk /sprɔːl/ us /sprɑːl/ disapproving

(Definition of “sprawl” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sprawl" in American English

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sprawlverb [ I ]

us /sprɔl/

to spread out esp. awkwardly over a large area:

Jamie came home from school and sprawled on the couch.
sprawl
noun [ C usually sing ] us /sprɔl/

(Definition of “sprawl” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)