writer's cramp

noun

Definition of writer's cramp

:a painful spasmodic contraction of muscles of the hand or fingers brought on by excessive writing

First Known Use of writer's cramp

1853


WRITER'S CRAMP Defined for English Language Learners

writer's cramp

noun

Definition of writer's cramp for English Language Learners

  • : pain in your hand or fingers that you get when you have been writing with a pen or pencil for a long time


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writer's cramp

noun

medical Definition of writer's cramp

:a painful spasmodic cramp of muscles of the hand or fingers brought on by excessive writing called also graphospasm

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