HyperDic: creek

English > 2 senses of the word creek / Creek:
NOUNobjectcreek, brooka natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river)
person Creekany member of the Creek Confederacy (especially the Muskogee) formerly living in Georgia and Alabama but now chiefly in Oklahoma
creek / Creek > pronunciation
Soundskriy'k
Rhymesantique ... wreak: 54 rhymes with iyk...
English > creek: 2 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river).
Example"the creek dried up every summer"
Synonymbrook
InstancesAegospotami, AegospotamosA creek emptying into the Hellespont in present-day Turkey
Bull RunA creek in northeastern Virginia / Virginia where two battles were fought in the American Civil War
NarrowerbrookletA small brook
Broaderstream, watercourseA natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth
Spanisharroyo, caleta, riachuelo
Catalancala, rierol
English > Creek: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningAny member of the Creek Confederacy (especially the Muskogee) formerly living in Georgia and Alabama but now chiefly in Oklahoma.
BroaderAmerindian, Native AmericanAny member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrived
SpanishCreek

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