creepy-crawly Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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creepy-crawlynoun [C]

uk   /ˌkriː.piˈkrɔː.li/  us   /-ˈkrɑː.li/ informal
a ​smallinsect that gives you a ​feeling of ​fear and ​dislike
(Definition of creepy-crawly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “creepy-crawly”
in Arabic زاحِف مُرعِب…
in Korean 벌레…
in Portuguese bicho rastejante, inseto horripilante…
in Catalan cuca…
in Japanese はって歩く虫…
in Chinese (Simplified) 令人害怕的爬虫,讨厌的小虫子…
in Chinese (Traditional) 令人害怕的爬蟲,討厭的小蟲子…
in Italian piccolo insetto, bestiolina…
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