|a muscular spasm or temporary paralysis of the muscles of the thumb and first two fingers caused by prolonged writing|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
writer's cramp writ·er's cramp (rī'tərz)
A cramp or spasm of the muscles of the fingers, hand, and forearm during writing.