Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun creep

4 senses of creep

Sense 1
creep, weirdo, weirdie, weirdy, spook -- (someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric)
       => unpleasant person, disagreeable person -- (a person who is not pleasant or agreeable)

Sense 2
creep -- (a slow longitudinal movement or deformation)
       => change of location, travel -- (a movement through space that changes the location of something)

Sense 3
creep -- (a pen that is fenced so that young animals can enter but adults cannot)
       => pen -- (an enclosure for confining livestock)

Sense 4
crawl, crawling, creep, creeping -- (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")
       => locomotion, travel -- (self-propelled movement)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb creep

4 senses of creep

Sense 1
crawl, creep -- (move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground; "The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed")
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

Sense 2
sneak, mouse, creep, pussyfoot -- (to go stealthily or furtively; "..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor's house")
       => walk -- (use one's feet to advance; advance by steps; "Walk, don't run!"; "We walked instead of driving"; "She walks with a slight limp"; "The patient cannot walk yet"; "Walk over to the cabinet")

Sense 3
creep -- (grow or spread, often in such a way as to cover (a surface); "ivy crept over the walls of the university buildings")
       => diffuse, spread, spread out, fan out -- (move outward; "The soldiers fanned out")

Sense 4
fawn, crawl, creep, cringe, cower, grovel -- (show submission or fear)
       => bend, flex -- (form a curve; "The stick does not bend")

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