Recent Examples of mission creep from the Web
Over time, the risk of mission creep will rise, as will the temptation to invest in riskier assets.
In the 1940s, according to the Social Security Administration (SSA), the government started the mission creep of the SSN by encouraging other federal agencies to use it to identify people.
The list is a classic example of Washington mission creep and the unintended consequences that can result when misguided policies refuse to die.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'mission creep.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of mission creep
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up mission creep? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).