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creepy

adjective \ˈkrē-pē\

: strange or scary : causing people to feel nervous and afraid

creep·i·ercreep·i·est

Full Definition of CREEPY

1
:  producing a nervous shivery apprehension <a creepy horror story>; also :  eerie
2
:  of, relating to, or being a creep :  annoyingly unpleasant
creep·i·ly \-pə-lē\ adverb
creep·i·ness \-pē-nəs\ noun

Examples of CREEPY

  1. There's something creepy about that guy.
  2. <a fascinating but creepy stage show by an offbeat magician>

First Known Use of CREEPY

1836

Rhymes with CREEPY

CREEPY Defined for Kids

creepy

adjective \ˈkrē-pē\
creep·i·ercreep·i·est

Definition of CREEPY for Kids

1
:  eerie <a creepy old house>
2
:  annoyingly unpleasant <Dozens of frogs gave me a creepy feeling.>
creep·i·ness noun

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