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Verb: creep (crept)  kreep
  1. Move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground
    "The crocodile was creeping along the riverbed";
    - crawl
  2. To go stealthily or furtively
    "..stead of creeping around spying on the neighbour's house";
    - sneak, mouse, pussyfoot [informal]
  3. Grow or spread, often in such a way as to cover (a surface)
    "ivy crept over the walls of the university buildings"
  4. Change or develop gradually
Noun: creep  kreep
  1. [informal] Someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
    - weirdo [informal], weirdie [informal], weirdy [informal]
  2. A slow longitudinal movement or deformation
  3. A slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body
    "the traffic moved at a creep";
    - crawl, crawling, creeping
  4. A small gradual change or deviation in a quantity
  5. A pen that is fenced so that young animals can enter but adults cannot

Derived forms: crept, creeping, creeps

Type of: change of location, diffuse, disagreeable person, fan out, go, locomote, locomotion, move, pen, spread, spread out, travel, unpleasant person, walk

Encyclopedia: Creep