creepy

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adjective \ˈkrē-pē\

Definition of creepy

creepier

creepiest

  1. 1 :  producing a nervous shivery apprehension <a creepy horror story>; also :  eerie

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or being a creep :  annoyingly unpleasant

creepily

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creepiness

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Examples of creepy in a sentence

  1. There's something creepy about that guy.

  2. <a fascinating but creepy stage show by an offbeat magician>

1836

First Known Use of creepy

1836


CREEPY Defined for English Language Learners

creepy

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adjective \ˈkrē-pē\

Definition of creepy for English Language Learners

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


CREEPY Defined for Kids

creepy

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adjective \ˈkrē-pē\

Definition of creepy for Students

creepier

creepiest

  1. 1 :  eerie <a creepy old house>

  2. 2 :  annoyingly unpleasant <Dozens of frogs gave me a creepy feeling.>

creepiness

noun


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