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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 very slow movement; "the traffic advanced at a crawl"
  • a swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick
  • move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground; "The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed"
  • swim by doing the crawl; "European children learn the breast stroke; they often don''t know how to crawl"
  • show submission or fear
  • be crawling with; "The old cheese was crawling with maggots"
  • feel as if crawling with insects; "My skin crawled--I was terrified"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a very slow movement; "the traffic advanced at a crawl" ,
  • a swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick ,
  • 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 'Crawl'


  • Crawl: Crawl or crawling may refer to: Crawling (human), any of several types of human quadrupedal gait. Limbless locomotion , the movement of ...
  • Front crawl: The front crawl or forward crawl is a swimming stroke usually regarded as the fastest of the four front primary strokes As such, the ...
  • Web crawler: Web search engine s and some other sites use Web crawling or spidering software to update their web content or indexes of others sites' ...
  • Crawl (Chris Brown song): "Crawl" is a song by American recording artist Chris Brown . It is the second single from his third studio album Graffiti , released as a ...
  • Crawling (human): Leopard crawl/High crawl: The leopard crawl is a military -specific crawl. There are two versions, the leopard crawl proper and a modified ...
  • Crawl (Kings of Leon song): "Crawl" is a song by American rock band Kings of Leon , and the second track of their 2008 album Only by the Night . It was the first ...
  • Crawl (Atlas song): "Crawl" is the first (commercially available) single from New Zealand rock band Atlas released in 2007. It was featured on their debut ...
  • Crawl (Childish Gambino song): "Crawl" is a song by American hip hop recording artist Childish Gambino from his second studio album Because the Internet . ...
  • Crawl (Entombed EP): Crawl is an EP by the Swedish death metal band Entombed . It was released in 1991 by Earache Records as an appetizer to the new album ...

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* If you ever crawl inside an old hollow log and go to sleep, and while you're in there some guys come and seal up both ends and then put it on a truck and take it to another city, boy, I don't know what to tell you. - Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

* Once I decide to do something, I can't have people telling me I can't. If there's a roadblock, you jump over it, walk around it, crawl under it. - Kitty Kelley

* Have you ever seen an inchworm crawl up a leaf or a twig, and then, clinging to the very end, revolve in the air, feeling for something, to reach something That's like me. I am trying to find something out there beyond the place on which I have footing. - Albert P. Ryder


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