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Princeton's WordNet

  1. creep, weirdo, weirdie, weirdy, spook(noun)

    someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric

    wraith, creep, shade, specter, weirdie, ghost, loony, weirdo, nutcase, looney, spectre, spook, crawling, crazy, weirdy, creeping, crawl

  2. creep(noun)

    a slow longitudinal movement or deformation

    crawling, weirdie, weirdy, weirdo, crawl, spook, creeping

  3. creep(noun)

    a pen that is fenced so that young animals can enter but adults cannot

    crawling, weirdie, weirdy, weirdo, crawl, spook, creeping

  4. crawl, crawling, creep, creeping(verb)

    a slow 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"

    crawl, creep, weirdo, weirdy, weirdie, front crawl, crawling, spook, creeping

  5. crawl, creep(verb)

    move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground

    "The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed"

    crawl, pussyfoot, creep, mouse, sneak, fawn, grovel, cower, cringe

  6. sneak, mouse, creep, pussyfoot(verb)

    to go stealthily or furtively

    "..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor's house"

    cower, cabbage, filch, sneak, slip, fawn, snarf, purloin, crawl, grovel, nobble, cringe, pinch, hook, lift, swipe, pussyfoot, creep, mouse, pilfer, abstract

  7. creep(verb)

    grow or spread, often in such a way as to cover (a surface)

    "ivy crept over the walls of the university buildings"

    crawl, pussyfoot, mouse, sneak, fawn, grovel, cower, cringe

  8. fawn, crawl, creep, cringe, cower, grovel(verb)

    show submission or fear

    cower, sneak, recoil, bootlick, fawn, quail, flinch, funk, crawl, grovel, huddle, cringe, wince, truckle, kowtow, kotow, pussyfoot, squinch, creep, mouse, suck up, toady, shrink


  1. creep(verb)


  2. creep(noun)

    The movement of something that creeps (like worms or snails)

    crawl, CRP

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. creep(v. n.)


  2. creep(v. n.)

    steal, glide stealthily, come unnoticed

  3. creep(v. n.)

    fawn, cringe, play the sycophant

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

deformation, vermin, monster, bastard, freak, asshole

Translations for creep

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • زحفArabic
  • свличане, пълзя, пълзене, стеляBulgarian
  • krybe, listeDanish
  • schleichen, kriechen, KnilchGerman
  • خزیدنPersian
  • matelu, karmio, kyylä, liikahdus, [[kasvaa]] [[maata]] [[pitkin]], hiipiä, nöyristellä, ryömiä, värisyttää, [[aiheuttaa]] [[väristyksiä]], viruminen, ryömintä, nilkki, hyypiö, hivuttautua, vetäytyä, naarataFinnish
  • rampement, ramper, fatigueFrench
  • èalaidhScottish Gaelic
  • csúszás-mászás, lopakodik, oson, kúszikHungarian
  • scorrimento, spostamento, scollamento, antipatico, ruffiano, lecchino, strisciare, derivaItalian
  • 這う, 伝う, 忍び寄るJapanese
  • whakaninihi, tapanihiMāori
  • griezel, kruipen, opschuiven, kruip, engerdDutch
  • rastejarPortuguese
  • ползание, урод, отморозок, стели́ться, кра́сться, подкра́дываться, пресмыка́ться, сползание, ползти́, оплыва́ть, оплы́тьRussian
  • äckel, äckelpotta, miffo, klänga, smygaSwedish

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