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English definition of “creepy-crawly”

creepy-crawly

noun [C] uk   /ˌkriː.piˈkrɔː.li/ us    /-ˈkrɑː.li/ informal
a small insect that gives you a feeling of fear and dislikeInsect namesGeneral and informal words for animals
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