|Origin:||crampe, perhaps from Low German krampe; CRAMP2|
1 [uncountable and countable]MI
a severe pain that you get in part of your body when a muscle becomes too tight, making it difficult for you to move that part of your body:
Several players were suffering from cramp.
have/get (a) cramp➔ writer's cramp
One of the swimmers got cramp and had to drop out of the race.
severe pains in the stomach, especially the ones that women get when they menstruate