[kree-pee] /ˈkri pi/
adjective, creepier, creepiest.
having or causing a sensation of the skin, as from horror or fear:
a creepy ghost story.
a creepy insect.
Slang. of, relating to, or characteristic of a person who is a ; obnoxious; weird.
adjective creepier, creepiest
(informal) having or causing a sensation of repulsion, horror, or fear, as of creatures crawling on the skin
1794, “characterized by creeping,” from creep + -y (2). Meaning “having a creeping feeling in the flesh” is from 1831; that of producing such a feeling, the main modern sense, is from 1858. Creepy-crawly is from 1858.
[kree-ping] /ˈkri pɪŋ/ noun 1. Slang. the act or practice of following someone persistently or stealthily, especially online: Twitter and LinkedIn creeping is a normal part of my day. adjective 2. advancing or developing gradually so as to infringe on or supplant something else: creeping inflation; creeping socialism. [kreep] /krip/ verb (used without object), crept, […]
- Creeping bent grass
noun 1. a grass, Agrostis stolonifera, grown as a pasture grass in Europe and North America: roots readily from the stem
noun 1. . [muhn-ee-wurt, -wawrt] /ˈmʌn iˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt/ noun 1. a creeping plant, Lysimachia nummularia, of the primrose family, having roundish leaves and solitary yellow flowers. /ˈmʌnɪˌwɜːt/ noun 1. a European and North American creeping primulaceous plant, Lysimachia nummularia, with round leaves and yellow flowers Also called creeping Jennie
noun 1. See under (def 1). [singk-foil] /ˈsɪŋkˌfɔɪl/ noun 1. any of several plants belonging to the genus Potentilla, of the rose family, having yellow, red, or white five-petaled flowers, as P. reptans (creeping cinquefoil) of the Old World, or P. argentea (silvery cinquefoil) of North America. 2. Also called quinquefoil, quintefoil. Architecture. a panellike […]