(a place) is cramped

Use the word "cramped" to describe a place that doesn't have enough space for people to be comfortable. Some examples of things that might be cramped are:

  • a busy train
  • a small apartment
  • seats that are placed too close together in a restaurant

You can use "cramped" like this:

I don't think I could stand living in a cramped apartment in a big city.

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