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A sudden, abrupt, or spontaneous contraction of a muscle causing extreme pain persisting for a duration ranging from seconds to minutes resulting in residual discomfort and soreness in that muscle.
In the middle of the night I stretched my leg and got a Charlie Horse in my calf.
by Jay Parker August 04, 2006
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A muscle cramp that typically affects the calf muscle, due to sore, tired muscles and a lack of hydration. One of the most ridiculously, painful fucking things that could happen to someone.
He woke up out of a dead sleep with the feeling that the devil himself was wringing his calf muscle dry like a wet rag while nothing he did could stop the ever-increasing pain and misery of this monstrosity called a charlie horse.
by Mrduvwah June 22, 2018
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A leg cramp that usually occurs when you're sleeping, which causes so much pain you wake up and scream cusswords loudly.
by SiERRRRRA May 30, 2007
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Leg Cramps or Muscle Cramps
When a cramp occurs, the muscle locks in the contracted position (Charlie Horse)
by alla July 04, 2003
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Usually due to a lack of potassium, it's when your leg tightens up, causing an extremely painful sensation. Immediatley after it's over, your leg feels really good, though.
Charlie Horse! Charlie Horse! Someone get me a bananna!
by Anne Stone September 26, 2009
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when someone hits you in the leg with a nuckle causing a very painful cramp
hey you know what a charlie horse is... let me show ya
by nathanael tompkins February 10, 2008
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