Translation of "crawl" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /krɔːl/ us /krɔl/

to move on your hands and knees

andar a gatas, arrastrarse
I crawled under the desk to plug in the lamp.
noun [ no plural ] uk /krɔːl/ us /krɔl/

a very slow speed

paso lento
Traffic slowed to a crawl.

[ no plural ] a style of swimming in which you move your arms over your head and kick with straight legs


(Translation of “crawl” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /kroːl/

to move slowly along the ground

avanzar lentamente
The injured dog crawled away.

(of people) to move on hands and knees or with the front of the body on the ground

gatear, andar a gatas
The baby can’t walk yet, but she crawls everywhere.

to move slowly

The traffic was crawling along at ten kilometres per hour.

to be covered with crawling things

estar plagado de, hervir de
His hair was crawling with lice.

(Translation of “crawl” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)