come/go crawling to

Definition of come/go crawling to

informal

  1. :  to go to (someone) for help or approval in a way that shows one is weak or sorry for what one has done <Don't come crawling to me for help later if you aren't going to listen to me now.> <He's gone crawling back to his old girlfriend.>

Word by Word Definitions

comeplay
  1. :  to move toward something :  approach

    :  to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose

    :  to reach a particular station in a series

  1. :  to move on a course :  proceed — compare stop

    :  to move out of or away from a place expressed or implied :  leave, depart

    :  to take a certain course or follow a certain procedure

  1. :  the act or manner of going

    :  the height of fashion :  rage

    :  an often unexpected turn of affairs :  occurrence

  1. :  functioning properly :  being in good and ready condition

  1. :  a game played between two players who alternately place black and white stones on a board checkered by 19 vertical lines and 19 horizontal lines in an attempt to enclose the larger area on the board

crawlplay crawling
  1. :  to move on one's hands and knees

    :  to move slowly in a prone position without or as if without the use of limbs

    :  to move or progress slowly or laboriously

  1. :  the act or action of crawling

    :  slow or laborious progress

    :  a going from one pub to another


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