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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To move with the body close to the ground. Also: to feel as if things were crawling over the skin.

Usage examples (33)
  • One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
  • The traffic moved at a creep
  • What interests this creep is something worth shaving for.
  • Rarely, if ever, did a Latin term creep into his arguments. for more
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  • A "crap" is a losing throw of the dice, "crape" is a black mourning fabric, often worn as a band on the sleeve, to "creep" is to move slowly or near the ground, while "crepe" is a crinkled fabric or paper.
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