creep

All Verb Noun
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  • They creep towards her, determined to get outside the building and into the world.
  • After creeping in this manner for some distance, we got within range. Cited from The Gorilla Hunters, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • He crept into the study again, this time without being seen. Cited from Quicksilver, by George Manville Fenn
  • We followed close behind him, creeping along with our heads just raised above the grass. Cited from The Two Supercargoes, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • I could already feel it creeping up at the time of the dream.
  • Then he turned around and crept to the other end, where he found the same state of affairs. Cited from Canoe Boys and Campfires, by William Murray Graydon
  • Gives me the creeps -- with his black face and white eyes and all. Cited from Snake and Sword, by Percival Christopher Wren
  • But those light eyes in that dark face give me the creeps. Cited from The Sisters-In-Law, by Gertrude Atherton
  • Still it was possible that some might have crept to a distance. Cited from Hendricks the Hunter, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • It'd creep up on you, but stay longer and make you think.
  • I crept first on deck, and lay down among the men forward. Cited from Peter the Whaler, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Thus players try to kill other players creeps as well to get extra money.
  • But you can see the color creep up into her face. Cited from The Love Affairs of an Old Maid, by Lilian Bell
  • Creep away to safety and leave him to die -- how could she! Cited from The Moving Finger, by Mary Gaunt
  • He's, however, creeped out that she has become such good friends with his sister.
  • He crept up on my bed, and, lying across the foot, went to sleep. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 103, May, 1866, by Various
  • But at the end of the year the matter crept into the papers.
  • Her husband crept across the room very carefully, and remained watching her. Cited from Agatha's Husband, by Dinah Maria Craik (AKA: Dinah Maria Mulock)
  • I said, as the dog crept up to us and thrust his head against my hand. Cited from Bunyip Land, by George Manville Fenn
  • They began by creeping up, in-shore, as far as they could. Cited from Away in the Wilderness, by R.M. Ballantyne
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Meaning of creep

  • noun Someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
  • noun A slow longitudinal movement or deformation
  • noun A pen that is fenced so that young animals can enter but adults cannot
  • verb Grow or spread, often in such a way as to cover (a surface)
    ivy crept over the walls of the university buildings