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creeping

 
Noun creeping has 1 sense
  1. crawl, crawling, creep, creeping - 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"
    --1 is a kind of locomotion, travel
    Derived form: verb creep1
Verb creep has 4 senses
  1. crawl, creep - move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground; "The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed"
    --1 is one way to travel, go, move, locomote
    Derived forms: noun creep2, noun creep4, noun creeper2, noun creeping1
    Sample sentences:
    The crowds creep in the streets
    The streets creep with crowds
  2. sneak, mouse, creep, steal, pussyfoot - to go stealthily or furtively; "..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor's house"
    --2 is one way to walk
    Derived forms: noun creep1, noun creeper2
    Sample sentence:
    The children creep to the playground
  3. grow over, creep - grow in such a way as to cover (a building, for example); "ivy grew over the walls of the university buildings"
    --3 is one way to diffuse, spread, spread out, fan out
    Derived form: noun creeper1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  4. fawn, crawl, creep, cringe, cower, grovel - show submission or fear
    --4 is one way to bend, flex
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
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