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    creep - Dictionary definition and meaning for word creep

    Definition
    (noun) someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
    Synonyms : spook , weirdie , weirdo , weirdy
    Definition
    (noun) a slow longitudinal movement or deformation Definition
    (noun) a pen that is fenced so that young animals can enter but adults cannot Definition
    (noun) a slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body
    Synonyms : crawl , crawling , creeping
    Example Sentence
    • a crawl was all that the injured man could manage
    • the traffic moved at a creep
    Definition
    (verb) move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground
    Synonyms : crawl
    Example Sentence
    • The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed
    Definition
    (verb) to go stealthily or furtively
    Synonyms : mouse , pussyfoot , sneak
    Example Sentence
    • ..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor's house
    Definition
    (verb) grow or spread, often in such a way as to cover (a surface)
    Example Sentence
    • ivy crept over the walls of the university buildings
    Definition
    (verb) show submission or fear
    Synonyms : cower , crawl , cringe , fawn , grovel
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