[kree-pee-kraw-lee] /ˈkri piˈkrɔ li/ Informal.
noun, plural creepy-crawlies.
a or animal, especially an insect.
adjective, creepy-crawlier, creepy-crawliest.
noun (pl) -crawlies
a small crawling creature
feeling or causing a sensation as of creatures crawling on one’s skin
Loathsome; repellent; creepy: The trio plunges into the creepy-crawly high life of Acapulco (1880s+)
A nasty creature, esp the caterpillar, snake, or centipede sort: the lair, maybe, of creepycrawlies or a ghost (1920s+)
[krees] /kris/ noun 1. a short sword or heavy dagger with a wavy blade, used by the Malays. /kriːs/ noun 1. a rare spelling of kris
College Retirement Equities Fund
/krɛm/ noun 1. (informal) short for crematorium
[krey-feld; German krey-felt] /ˈkreɪ fɛld; German ˈkreɪˌfɛlt/ noun 1. . [krey-feld; German krey-felt] /ˈkreɪ fɛld; German ˈkreɪˌfɛlt/ noun 1. a city in W North Rhine-Westphalia, in W Germany, NW of Cologne. /ˈkreɪfɛld; German ˈkreːfɛlt/ noun 1. a city in Germany, in W North Rhine-Westphalia: textile industries. Pop: 238 565 (2003 est)