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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
  3. Grow or spread, often in such a way as to cover (a surface)
    "ivy crept over the walls of the university buildings"
  4. Show submission or fear
    - fawn, crawl, cringe, cower, grovel
Noun: creep  kreep
  1. Someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
    - weirdo, weirdie, weirdy, spook
  2. A slow longitudinal movement or deformation
  3. A pen that is fenced so that young animals can enter but adults cannot
  4. A slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body
    "the traffic moved at a creep";
    - crawl, crawling, creeping
  5. A small gradual change or deviation in a quantity

Derived forms: creeping, creeps, crept

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

Encyclopedia: Creep