Translation of "crawl" - English-Turkish dictionary

crawl

verb uk us /krɔːl/
PERSON [ I ]

B2 to move on your hands and knees

emeklemek
I crawled under the desk to plug the lamp in.
ANIMAL [ I ]

If an insect crawls, it uses its legs to move.

(böcek) tırmanmak
There's an ant crawling up your leg.
TRAFFIC [ I ]

If traffic crawls, it moves extremely slowly.

(trafik) gıdım gıdım ilerlemek, çok yavaş ilerlemek
We were crawling along at 10 miles per hour.
TRY TO PLEASE [ I ] UK informal

to try to please someone because you want them to like you or help you

yağcılık/yalakalık/dalkavukluk yapmak
My brother is always crawling to Mum.
be crawling with sb/sth

to be full of insects or people in a way that is unpleasant

insan/böcek kaynamak, aşırı kalabalık olmak, mahşer günü gibi olmak, dopdolu olmak
The kitchen's crawling with ants.

(Translation of “crawl verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)