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Meaning of CREEPING

Pronunciation:  kr'eeping

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a slow creeping mode of locomotion (on hands and knees or dragging the body); "a crawl was all that the injured man could manage"; "the traffic moved at a creep"
  2. [adj]  moving or progressing very slowly or laboriously especially by or as if by dragging the body along close to the ground; "a riverbank full of crawling crocodiles"; "a creeping tractor"

CREEPING is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: crawl, crawling, crawling, creep, moving
 See Also: locomotion, travel



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Creep"ing\, a.
1. Crawling, or moving close to the ground. ``Every creeping
   thing.'' --Gen. vi. 20.

2. Growing along, and clinging to, the ground, or to a wall,
   etc., by means of rootlets or tendrils.

         Casements lined with creeping herbs.  --Cowper.

{Ceeping crowfoot} (Bot.), a plant, the {Ranunculus repens}.

{Creeping snowberry}, an American plant ({Chiogenes
   hispidula}) with white berries and very small round leaves
   having the flavor of wintergreen.

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