Definition of brown creeper
: tree creeper sense 1a especially : a small North American tree creeper (Certhia familiaris americana) that climbs up the trunks of trees supporting itself by the stiff pointed tail feathers as well as by its feet
Love words? Need even more definitions?Merriam-Webster unabridged
Words at Play
Ask the Editors
- Why Do People Pronounce It "Nucular"?
- On Contractions of Multiple Words
- Is Singular 'They' a Better Choice?
- Word Puzzles Take the quiz
- Where in the World? A Quiz Take the quiz
- Spell It Take the quiz
- Add Diction Play the game