1. someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
Definition categories: person
2. a slow longitudinal movement or deformation
3. a pen that is fenced so that young animals can enter but adults cannot
Definition categories: man–made, pen
4. a slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body
- the traffic moved at a creep
Sentences with creep as a noun:
- Christmas creep. Feature creep. Instruction creep. Mission creep
- Stop following me, you creep!
1. move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground
Similar word(s): crawl
2. to go stealthily or furtively
3. grow or spread, often in such a way as to cover (a surface)
4. show submission or fear
Sentences with creep as a verb:
- He tried to creep past the guard without being seen.
- Prices have been creeping up all year.
- Old age creeps upon us.
- The collodion on a negative, or a coat of varnish, may creep in drying.
- The quicksilver on a mirror may creep.
- a creeping sycophant
- The sight made my flesh creep.