Adjective sprawling has 2 senses
  1. sprawled, sprawling, sprawly - spread out irregularly; "sat sprawled in the big armchair"; "the sprawling suburbs"; "a big sprawly city"
    Antonym: unextended (indirect, via extended)
  2. sprawling, straggling, straggly - spreading out carelessly (as if wandering) in different directions; "sprawling handwriting"; "straggling branches"; "straggly hair"
    Antonym: tidy (indirect, via untidy)
,Noun sprawling has 1 sense
  1. sprawl, sprawling - an ungainly posture with arms and legs spread about
    --1 is a kind of position, posture, attitude
    Derived form: verb sprawl1
,Verb sprawl has 2 senses
  1. sprawl - sit or lie with one's limbs spread out
    --1 is a kind of
    sit, sit down; lie
    Derived forms: noun sprawl1, noun sprawler1, noun sprawling1
    Sample sentences:
    The children sprawl in the rocking chair
    There sprawl some children in the rocking chair
  2. sprawl, straggle - go, come, or spread in a rambling or irregular way; "Branches straggling out quite far"
    --2 is one way to spread, distribute
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP