HyperDic: creep

English > 8 senses of the word creep:
VERBmotioncreep, crawlmove slowly
motioncreep, sneak, mouse, pussyfootto go stealthily or furtively
motioncreepgrow or spread, often in such a way as to cover (a surface)
motioncreep, fawn, crawl, cringe, cower, grovelshow submission or fear
NOUNperson creep, weirdo, weirdie, weirdy, spooksomeone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
eventcreepa slow longitudinal movement or deformation
artifactcreepa pen that is fenced so that young animals can enter but adults cannot
actcreep, crawl, crawling, creepinga slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body
creep > pronunciation
Soundskriy'p
Rhymesasleep ... weep: 22 rhymes with iyp...
English > creep: 8 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone unpleasantly strange or eccentric.
Synonymsweirdo, weirdie, weirdy, spook
Broaderunpleasant person, disagreeable personA person who is not pleasant or agreeable
Spanishbicho raro, espectro, estrafalario, rarito, tipo raro
Adjectivescreepyannoying and unpleasant
Verbscreepto go stealthily or furtively
English > creep: 8 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA slow longitudinal movement or deformation.
Broaderchange of location, travelA movement through space that changes the location of something
Verbscreepmove slowly
English > creep: 8 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA pen that is fenced so that young animals can enter but adults cannot.
BroaderpenAn enclosure for confining livestock
English > creep: 8 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningA slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body.
Example "the traffic moved at a creep"
Synonymscrawl, crawling, creeping
Broaderlocomotion, travelself-propelled movement
Spanisharrastramiento, gateado
Catalanarrossegada
Verbscreepmove slowly
English > creep: 8 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe crowds creep in the streets; The streets creep with crowds
Synonymcrawl
Narrowerformicatecrawl about like ants
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Spanisharrastrarse, deslizarse, gatear, rampar, reptar
Catalananar a quatre grapes, arrossegar-se, gatejar, reptar
Nounscreep, creepinga slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body
creepa slow longitudinal movement or deformation
creepera person who crawls or creeps along the ground
English > creep: 8 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningTo go stealthily or furtively.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
ModelThe children creep to the playground
Synonymssneak, mouse, pussyfoot
BroaderwalkUse one's feet to advance
Spanishcaminar de puntillas, escabullirse
Catalananar de puntetes, escapolir-se, esquitllar-se
Nounscreepsomeone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
creepera person who crawls or creeps along the ground
English > creep: 8 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningGrow or spread, often in such a way as to cover (a surface).
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Broaderdiffuse, spread, spread out, fan outMove outward
Spanishtrepar
Catalanenfilar-se
Nounscreeperany plant (as ivy or periwinkle / periwinkle) that grows by creeping
English > creep: 8 senses > verb 4, motion
Meaningshow submission or fear.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymsfawn, crawl, cringe, cower, grovel
Broaderbend, flexform a curve
Spanishhumillarse
Catalanarrossegar-se, arrossegar, humiliar-se

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