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Turkish translation of “crawl”

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crawl

verb
 
 
/krɔːl/
PERSON [I] B2 to move on your hands and knees
emeklemek
I crawled under the desk to plug the lamp in.Moving on your hands and legs or on your stomach
ANIMAL [I] If an insect crawls, it uses its legs to move.
(böcek) tırmanmak
There's an ant crawling up your leg.Moving on your hands and legs or on your stomach
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.Slow and moving slowly
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.Praising insincerely or too eagerly
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.Full
(Definition of crawl verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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