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English definition of “creep”

creep

verb [I usually + adv/prep]     /kriːp/ (crept, crept)
C2 to move slowly , quietly , and carefully , usually in order to avoid being noticed : She turned off the light and crept through the door . Someone was creeping around outside my window . The spider crept up the wall . The traffic was creeping along at a snail's pace .Moving to avoid being seenSlow and moving slowly
(Definition of creep verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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