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Creep Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a slow creeping 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"
  • a pen that is fenced so that young animals can enter but adults cannot
  • a slow longitudinal movement or deformation
  • someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
  • move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground; "The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed"
  • to go stealthily or furtively; "..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor''s house"
  • grow in such a way as to cover (a building, for example); "ivy grew over the walls of the university buildings"
  • show submission or fear

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric ,
  • a slow longitudinal movement or deformation ,
  • a pen that is fenced so that young animals can enter but adults cannot ,
  • 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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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Creep'


  • Creep: Creep, Creeps, The Creep or The Creeps may refer to: CREEP, the Committee for the Re-Election of the President, associated with the Watergate scandal
  • Scope creep: the firearms term, see telescopic sight. Scope creep (also called requirement creep and feature creep) in project management refers to uncontrolled changes
  • Creep (deformation): In materials science, creep (sometimes called cold flow) is the tendency of a solid material to move slowly or deform permanently under the influence
  • Aseismic creep: In geology, aseismic creep is measurable surface displacement along a fault in the absence of notable earthquakes. An example is along the Calaveras fault
  • The Creep (song): "The Creep" is a song by American comedy hip hop group The Lonely Island, released as the second single from their second studio album Turtleneck & Chain
  • Creep (Mobb Deep song): "Creep" is the fourth and final single by rap duo Mobb Deep, from their album Blood Money. The song features 50 Cent but the video accompanied with it
  • Creep (Radiohead song): "Creep" is a song by the English alternative rock band Radiohead. Radiohead released "Creep" as their debut single in 1992, and it later appeared on their
  • Instruction creep: Instruction creep occurs when instructions increase in number and size over time until they are unmanageable. It can be insidious and damaging to the
  • Feature creep: For the project management concept, see scope creep. Feature creep, creeping featurism or featuritis is the ongoing expansion or addition of new features

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* One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar. - Hellen Keller

* Ambition can creep as well as soar. - Edmund Burke


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