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Dictionary definition for: Creep

1. (n) someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric

2. (v) move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground; "The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed"

3. (n) a slow longitudinal movement or deformation

4. (v) to go stealthily or furtively; "..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor''s house"

5. (n) a pen that is fenced so that young animals can enter but adults cannot

6. (v) grow in such a way as to cover (a building, for example) "ivy grew over the walls of the university buildings"

7. (n) a slow creeping 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"

8. (v) show submission or fear

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