Definitions for creepyˈkri pi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

creep•yˈkri pi(adj.)creep•i•er, creep•i•est.

  1. causing a creeping sensation of the skin, as from horror or fear:

    a creepy story.

  2. characterized by creeping:

    a creepy insect.

  3. Slang. (of a person) obnoxious; weird.

    Category: Status (usage)

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. creepy(adj)

    annoying and unpleasant

    "some creepy kids were bothering her"

  2. creepy, creepy-crawly(adj)

    causing a sensation as of things crawling on your skin

    "a creepy story"; "I had a creepy-crawly feeling"


  1. creepy(Adjective)

    producing an uneasy fearful sensation, as of things crawling over one's skin

  2. creepy(Adjective)

    strangely repulsive

Webster Dictionary

  1. Creepy(adj)

    crawly; having or producing a sensation like that caused by insects creeping on the skin


  1. Creepy

    Creepy was an American horror-comics magazine launched by Warren Publishing in 1964. Like Mad, it was a black-and-white newsstand publication in a magazine format and thus did not require the approval or seal of the Comics Code Authority. The anthology magazine was initially published quarterly but later went bimonthly. Each issue's stories were introduced by the host character, Uncle Creepy. Its sister publications were Eerie and Vampirella.

Anagrams of creepy

  1. crepey

Translations for creepy

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


causing feelings of fear etc

The house is rather creepy at night.

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