Meaning of “creeper” in the English Dictionary


"creeper" in English

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creepernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkriː.pər/ us /ˈkriː.pɚ/

Examples from literature

  • And with these six creatures guiding us, we went through the tumult of ferns and creepers and tree-stems towards the northwest. 
  • I held aside the flowering creeper which hung over the entrance like a curtain, and followed her within. 
  • Immense trees soared up, invisible behind the festooned draperies of creepers. 
  • The ferry was a raft built of long bamboo poles lashed together with vines and creepers. 
  • The house itself was of two stories and was covered by creepers. 

(Definition of “creeper” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)