the creeps

plural noun

Definition of the creeps

informal
: an uncomfortable feeling of nervousness or fear I get the creeps every time he walks by. I hate snakes. They give me the creeps.

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“The creeps.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20creeps. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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