Dictionary

creeper

noun creep·er \ˈkrē-pər\

: a plant that grows along the ground or up surfaces (such as trees or walls)

Full Definition of CREEPER

1
:  one that creeps: as
a :  a creeping plant
b :  a bird (as of the family Certhiidae) that creeps about on trees or bushes searching for insects
c :  a creeping insect or reptile
2
:  any of various devices used for creeping: as
a :  a fixture with iron points worn on the shoe to prevent slipping
b :  a low wheeled platform for supporting the body when working under an automobile
3
:  a usually one-piece garment for a child at the crawling age

First Known Use of CREEPER

before 12th century
CREEPER Defined for Kids

creeper

noun creep·er \ˈkrē-pər\

Definition of CREEPER for Kids

1
:  a person or animal that moves slowly, timidly, or quietly
2
:  a small bird that creeps about trees and bushes in search of insects
3
:  a plant (as ivy) that grows by spreading over a surface
Medical Dictionary

creeper

noun creep·er \ˈkrē-pər\

Medical Definition of CREEPER

1
:  a genetic anomaly of the domestic fowl marked by shortening and thickening of the long bones in the heterozygote and completely lethal when homozygous
July 06, 2015
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absolute or relating to a category
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