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  Words related to creep

Related / Similar Words: crawl, crawling, creeping, weirdo, weirdie, weirdy, spook, sneak, mouse, steal, pussyfoot, grow over, fawn, cringe, cower, grovel

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • a pen that is fenced so that young animals can enter but adults cannot;
  • a slow longitudinal movement or deformation;
  • someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric;
  • move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground; "The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed";
  • to go stealthily or furtively; "..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor''s house";
  • grow in such a way as to cover (a building, for example); "ivy grew over the walls of the university buildings";
  • show submission or fear;

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    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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