a prostrate central North American shrub, Juniperus horizontalis, of the cypress family, of central North America, having bluish-green or gray-blue leaves and blue fruit, growing well in sandy, rocky soil.
- Creeping thistle
noun 1. a weedy Eurasian thistle, Cirsium arvense, common as a fast-spreading weed in the US US and Canadian name Canada thistle
noun A gambling meet that moves about to avoid arrest; floating crap game (1920s+ Underworld)
[kreeps] /krips/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. Veterinary Pathology. a disease of the bones in sheep and cattle that causes pain in walking, resulting from a deficiency of phosphorus in the diet. [kreep] /krip/ verb (used without object), crept, creeping. 1. to move slowly with the body close to the ground, as a […]
- Creep someone out
verb phrase To frighten and disgust someone: flirt alert: My teacher’s creeping me out (1990s+)