Found 3 items, similar to creep.
English → Indonesian
coro, melata, merambat, merangkak, merembet, penjilat
English → English
n 1: someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric [syn: weirdo
2: a slow longitudinal movement or deformation
3: a pen that is fenced so that young animals can enter but
4: a slow creeping mode of locomotion (on hands and knees or
dragging the body); “a crawl was all that the injured man
; “the traffic moved at a creep”
v 1: move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body
near the ground; “The crocodile was crawling along the
2: to go stealthily or furtively; “..stead of sneaking around
spying on the neighbor's house”
3: grow in such a way as to cover (a building, for example);
“ivy grew over the walls of the university buildings”
[syn: grow over
4: show submission or fear [syn: fawn
English → English
(kr[=e]p), v. t. [imp. Crept
(kr[=o]p), Obs.); p. p. Crept
; p. pr. & vb. n. Creeping
[OE. crepen, creopen, AS. cre['o]pan; akin to D. kruipen, G.
kriechen, Icel. krjupa, Sw. krypa, Dan. krybe. Cf. Cripple
1. To move along the ground, or on any other surface, on the
belly, as a worm or reptile; to move as a child on the
hands and knees; to crawl.
Ye that walk
The earth, and stately tread, or lowly creep.
2. To move slowly, feebly, or timorously, as from
unwillingness, fear, or weakness.
The whining schoolboy . . . creeping, like snail,
Unwillingly to school. --Shak.
Like a guilty thing, I creep. --Tennyson.
3. To move in a stealthy or secret manner; to move
imperceptibly or clandestinely; to steal in; to insinuate
itself or one's self; as, age creeps upon us.
The sophistry which creeps into most of the books of
Of this sort are they which creep into houses, and
lead captive silly women. --2. Tim. iii.
4. To slip, or to become slightly displaced; as, the
collodion on a negative, or a coat of varnish, may creep
in drying; the quicksilver on a mirror may creep.
5. To move or behave with servility or exaggerated humility;
to fawn; as, a creeping sycophant.
To come as humbly as they used to creep. --Shak.
6. To grow, as a vine, clinging to the ground or to some
other support by means of roots or rootlets, or by
tendrils, along its length. “Creeping vines.”
7. To have a sensation as of insects creeping on the skin of
the body; to crawl; as, the sight made my flesh creep. See
, v. i., 4.
8. To drag in deep water with creepers, as for recovering a
1. The act or process of creeping.
2. A distressing sensation, or sound, like that occasioned by
the creeping of insects.
A creep of undefinable horror. --Blackwood's
Out of the stillness, with gathering creep,
Like rising wind in leaves. --Lowell.
3. (Mining) A slow rising of the floor of a gallery,
occasioned by the pressure of incumbent strata upon the
pillars or sides; a gradual movement of mining ground.