Definition of tree creeper
1 : a creeper of the family Certhiidae: such as a (1) : a common European creeper (Certhia familiaris) that is brown streaked with buff above and silvery below and that has a slender curved bill (2) : the North American brown creeper b : any of various Australian birds of the genus Climacteris
2 : woodhewer 1
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