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Synonyms for creep
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. creep, weirdo, weirdie, weirdy, spook(noun)

    someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric

    Synonyms:
    wraith, shade, specter, weirdie, ghost, loony, weirdo, nutcase, looney, spectre, spook, crawling, crazy, weirdy, creeping, crawl

  2. creep(noun)

    a slow longitudinal movement or deformation

    Synonyms:
    crawling, weirdie, weirdy, weirdo, crawl, spook, creeping

  3. creep(noun)

    a pen that is fenced so that young animals can enter but adults cannot

    Synonyms:
    crawling, weirdie, weirdy, weirdo, crawl, spook, creeping

  4. crawl, crawling, creep, creeping(verb)

    a slow 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"

    Synonyms:
    crawl, weirdo, weirdy, weirdie, front crawl, crawling, spook, creeping

  5. crawl, creep(verb)

    move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground

    "The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed"

    Synonyms:
    crawl, pussyfoot, mouse, sneak, fawn, grovel, cower, cringe

  6. sneak, mouse, creep, pussyfoot(verb)

    to go stealthily or furtively

    "..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor's house"

    Synonyms:
    cower, cabbage, filch, sneak, slip, fawn, snarf, purloin, crawl, grovel, nobble, cringe, pinch, hook, lift, swipe, pussyfoot, mouse, pilfer, abstract

  7. creep(verb)

    grow or spread, often in such a way as to cover (a surface)

    "ivy crept over the walls of the university buildings"

    Synonyms:
    crawl, pussyfoot, mouse, sneak, fawn, grovel, cower, cringe

  8. fawn, crawl, creep, cringe, cower, grovel(verb)

    show submission or fear

    Synonyms:
    cower, sneak, recoil, bootlick, fawn, quail, flinch, funk, crawl, grovel, huddle, cringe, wince, truckle, kowtow, kotow, pussyfoot, squinch, mouse, suck up, toady, shrink

Wiktionary

  1. creep(verb)

    Synonyms:
    CRP

  2. creep(verb)

    The movement of something that creeps (like worms or snails)

    Lizards and snakes crept over the ground.

    Synonyms:
    crawl, CRP

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. creep(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    crawl

  2. creep(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    steal, glide stealthily, come unnoticed

  3. creep(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    fawn, cringe, play the sycophant

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    deformation, vermin, monster, bastard, freak, asshole

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Translations for creep

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  • زحفArabic
  • свличане, пълзя, пълзене, стеляBulgarian
  • plížit seCzech
  • krybe, listeDanish
  • schleichen, kriechen, Knilch, SchleichGerman
  • arrastrarseSpanish
  • خزیدن, خزشPersian
  • matelu, karmio, kyylä, liikahdus, [[kasvaa]] [[maata]] [[pitkin]], hiipiä, nöyristellä, ryömiä, värisyttää, [[aiheuttaa]] [[väristyksiä]], viruminen, ryömintä, nilkki, hyypiö, hivuttautua, vetäytyä, naarataFinnish
  • rampement, ramper, fatigueFrench
  • èalaidhScottish Gaelic
  • रेंगनाHindi
  • csúszás-mászás, lopakodik, oson, kúszik, kúszásHungarian
  • merayapIndonesian
  • scorrimento, spostamento, scollamento, antipatico, ruffiano, lecchino, strisciare, deriva, strisciamentoItalian
  • זחילהHebrew
  • 這う, 伝う, 忍び寄る, クリープJapanese
  • ಕ್ರೀಪ್Kannada
  • 기다Korean
  • sicine subrepstiLatin
  • whakaninihi, tapanihiMāori
  • griezel, kruipen, opschuiven, kruip, engerdDutch
  • creepNorwegian
  • pełzaniePolish
  • rastejarPortuguese
  • târîRomanian
  • ползание, урод, отморозок, стели́ться, кра́сться, подкра́дываться, пресмыка́ться, сползание, ползти́, оплыва́ть, оплы́ть, ползатьRussian
  • äckel, äckelpotta, miffo, klänga, smyga, krypaSwedish
  • தொய்வுTamil
  • క్రీప్Telugu
  • เล็ดลอดThai
  • sürünmeTurkish
  • повзатиUkrainian
  • ریںگناUrdu
  • leoVietnamese
  • קריכןYiddish
  • 爬行Chinese

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