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English definition of “creep”

creep

noun (PERSON)    /kriːp/ informal
[C] UK someone who tries to make someone more important like them by being very polite and helpful in a way that is not sincere: Making coffee for the boss again? You creep!Praising insincerely or too eagerly C2 [C] an unpleasant person, especially a man: He was a real creep - he was always staring at me in the canteen. [as form of address] Leave me alone, creep!Unpleasant menUnpleasant people in general
(Definition of creep noun (PERSON) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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