11 Definitions of Creep

The meaning of the word creep, the definition of Creep:

n. - The act or process of creeping.

n. - A distressing sensation, or sound, like that occasioned by the creeping of insects.

n. - 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.

v. t. - 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.

v. t. - To move slowly, feebly, or timorously, as from unwillingness, fear, or weakness.

v. t. - 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.

v. t. - 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.

v. t. - To move or behave with servility or exaggerated humility; to fawn; as, a creeping sycophant.

v. t. - 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.

v. t. - To have a sensation as of insects creeping on the skin of the body; to crawl; as, the sight made my flesh creep. See Crawl, v. i., 4.

v. i. - To drag in deep water with creepers, as for recovering a submarine cable.

The word "creep" uses 5 letters: C E E P R

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after creep, or to creep in any order:

d - creped   i - piecer pierce recipe   k - pecker   s - creeps crepes   t - recept   y - creepy crepey  

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cee cep cepe cere er ere pe pec pee peer per pree re rec ree rep

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