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creeps

noun
plural of creep

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a person whose behavior is offensive to others
  • finally found the creep who kept throwing his trash in the woods

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creeps

verb
present tense third-person singular of creep

Synonyms & Antonyms of creeps (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to advance gradually beyond the usual or desirable limits
  • water crept slowly over the top of the tub and onto the floor

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3 to move slowly with the body close to the ground
  • the kitten crept silently across the floor before suddenly pouncing on the mouse

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4 to move slowly
  • the class hour seems to creep by

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“Creeps.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/creeps. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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