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creep

verb [I always + adv/prep]  us   /krip/

creep verb [I always + adv/prep] (MOVE CAREFULLY)

(past tense and past participle crept  /krept/ ) to move quietly and carefully, usually in order to avoid being noticed: I crept around the corner, hoping my brother wouldn’t see me.

creep verb [I always + adv/prep] (MOVE SLOWLY)

(past tense and past participle crept) to move very slowly: We were creeping along in rush-hour traffic.
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creep

noun [C]  us   /krip/ slang

creep noun [C] (PERSON)

a person you think is unpleasant and to be avoided: That guy upstairs is such a creep.
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