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Synonyms for creep

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. CREEPnoun


  2. creepverb

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

    Lizards and snakes crept over the ground.

    CRP, crawl

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. creep, weirdo, weirdie, weirdy, spooknoun

    someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric

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

  2. creepnoun

    a slow longitudinal movement or deformation

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

  3. creepnoun

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

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

  4. crawl, crawling, creep, creepingverb

    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"

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

  5. crawl, creepverb

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

    "The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed"

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

  6. sneak, mouse, creep, pussyfootverb

    to go stealthily or furtively

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

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

  7. creepverb

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

    "ivy crept over the walls of the university buildings"

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

  8. fawn, crawl, creep, cringe, cower, grovelverb

    show submission or fear

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. creepverb


  2. creepverb

    steal, glide stealthily, come unnoticed

  3. creepverb

    fawn, cringe, play the sycophant

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "creep":

    deformation, vermin, monster, bastard, freak, asshole

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How to use creep in a sentence?

  1. Rory McIlroy:

    It’s just about resetting your goals, just trying to keep improving as a player, try to not let complacency creep in at any point, i think at times when you get successful and you maybe enjoy a little bit of that success, that complacency can creep in.

  2. Søren Kierkegaard:

    Just as in earthly life lovers long for the moment when they are able to breathe forth their love for each other, to let their souls blend in a soft whisper, so the mystic longs for the moment when in prayer he can, as it were, creep into God.

  3. Jane Goodall:

    Roots creep under the ground to make a firm foundation. Shoots seems new and small, but to reach the light they can break through brick walls.

  4. Morgans Financial analyst James Wilson:

    This is the downside of the $50-$60 range where iron ore belongs in this stage of the cycle, it could continue to creep lower if companies start showing strong quarterly production figures this month, as expected.

  5. Morgans Financial analyst James Wilson:

    It could continue to creep lower if companies start showing strong quarterly production figures this month, as expected.

Translations for creep

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  • زحفArabic
  • свличане, пълзя, стеля, пълзенеBulgarian
  • plížit seCzech
  • krybe, listeDanish
  • Schleich, schleichen, Knilch, kriechenGerman
  • arrastrarseSpanish
  • خزش, خزیدنPersian
  • hyypiö, nilkki, ryömintä, hivuttautua, viruminen, [[aiheuttaa]] [[väristyksiä]], värisyttää, vetäytyä, naarata, karmio, matelu, kyylä, liikahdus, [[kasvaa]] [[maata]] [[pitkin]], ryömiä, hiipiä, nöyristelläFinnish
  • rampement, ramper, fatigueFrench
  • corrachIrish
  • èalaidhScottish Gaelic
  • रेंगनाHindi
  • csúszás-mászás, kúszás, kúszik, oson, lopakodikHungarian
  • merayapIndonesian
  • ruffiano, scorrimento, deriva, strisciare, spostamento, scollamento, antipatico, strisciamento, lecchinoItalian
  • זחילהHebrew
  • 伝う, 忍び寄る, クリープ, 這うJapanese
  • ಕ್ರೀಪ್Kannada
  • 기다Korean
  • sicine subrepstiLatin
  • tapanihi, whakaninihiMāori
  • engerd, kruipen, opschuiven, kruip, griezelDutch
  • creepNorwegian
  • pełzaniePolish
  • rastejarPortuguese
  • târîRomanian
  • подкра́дываться, ползать, ползание, оплы́ть, оплыва́ть, ползти́, кра́сться, сползание, пресмыка́ться, стели́ться, урод, отморозокRussian
  • äckelpotta, krypa, miffo, klänga, smyga, äckelSwedish
  • தொய்வுTamil
  • క్రీప్Telugu
  • เล็ดลอดThai
  • sürünmeTurkish
  • повзатиUkrainian
  • ریںگناUrdu
  • leoVietnamese
  • קריכןYiddish
  • 爬行Chinese

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