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  Definition of creep
  1. a slow creeping mode of locomotion (on hands and knees or dragging the body); "a crawl was all that the injured man could manage"; "the traffic moved at a creep"
  2. a pen that is fenced so that young animals can enter but adults cannot
  3. a slow longitudinal movement or deformation
  4. someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
  5. move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground; "The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed"
  6. to go stealthily or furtively; "..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor''s house"
  7. grow in such a way as to cover (a building, for example); "ivy grew over the walls of the university buildings"
  8. show submission or fear
Similar Words: crawl, crawling, creeping, weirdo, weirdie, weirdy, spook, sneak, mouse, steal, pussyfoot, grow over, fawn, cringe, cower, grovel

 

See Also: slip away, steal away, sneak away, sneak off, sneak out

 

Hyponyms: formicate

 

Derivational Morphology: crawl, sneak, mouse, steal, pussyfoot, crawling, creeping, crawler, creeper, earthworm, angleworm, fishworm, fishing worm, wiggler, nightwalker, nightcrawler, dew worm, red worm, stealth, stealing, weirdo, weirdie, weirdy, spook, prowler, stalker, apple polisher, bootlicker, fawner, groveller, groveler, truckler, ass-kisser, coward, sycophant, toady, lackey

 

Anagrams: crepe

 

Language Translations:
Catalan: arrossegar-se   Danish: krybe  
Dutch: kruipen   Esperanto: rampi  
Finnish: ryömiä   French: ramper  
German: kriechen   Italian: strisciare  
Japanese: 這う   Portuguese: rastejar  
Russian: ползти   Spanish: arrastrarse  
Swedish: krypa  
 
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