[ UK /kɹˈiːpɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈkɹipɪŋ/ ]
  1. 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
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How To Use creeping In A Sentence

  • There is grassland on the natural brae of Royal Garden, yellow and green, fighting with the autumn. In this grassland, an alley wanders forward, just like the traces from a big snake' creeping.
  • First, they were creeping molds that slithered forth from the ocean onto land...and then they stood upright, supporting their globby substance by means of calciferous scaffolding, and finally they built machines. Stanislaw Lem (1921-2006)
  • Everywhere I turned there were immense trees towering above me, rainbows of exotically coloured blooms, and thick dark carpets of creeping moss.
  • The demons were brilliant - creeping and crawling, twisting and writhing as one would expect them to.
  • On October 30, just as the flood waters were creeping up in Ryedale, she drove her Peugeot car through a deep puddle and stalled the engine.
  • The creeping fractures in both have been palliated by results in recent games, but the coming ones will determine whether those signs of life are indicative of temporary remission or permanent recovery.
  • I could hardly believe I was creeping around my Cathedral with an exorcist. ABSOLUTE TRUTHS
  • As such I found myself dressed in black pyjamas and hood with only my eyes visible, creeping along a hallway with a particularly well-polished Ottoman strapped to my back and an alabaster vase full of tulips.
  • I tend to be a late replier rather than a nonresponder, but even this shows a creeping lack of respect. Times, Sunday Times
  • Funny how religion is creeping into the environmental debate.
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