ad creep

noun

Definition of ad creep

: the spread of advertising into places where advertisements have not traditionally or typically been shown
  • Even public restrooms are susceptible to ad creep.
  • The ad creep continued this week as the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury announced a deal to put sponsor LifeLock's name on the front of their jerseys and warm-up suits.
  • —John RolfeSI.com3 June 2009

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First Known Use of ad creep

1998


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