What does Creek mean?

Definitions for Creek
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Creek.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. brook, creeknoun

    a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river)

    "the creek dried up every summer"

  2. Creeknoun

    any member of the Creek Confederacy (especially the Muskogee) formerly living in Georgia and Alabama but now chiefly in Oklahoma

Wiktionary

  1. creeknoun

    A small inlet or bay, narrower and extending further into the land than a cove; a recess in the shore of the sea, or of a river.

  2. creeknoun

    A stream of water smaller than a river and larger than a brook.

  3. creeknoun

    Any turn or winding.

  4. Creeknoun

    one of a Native American tribe from the Southeastern United States

  5. Creekadjective

    of or pertaining to the Creek tribe

    The chieftain was well versed in Creek history.

  6. Creeknoun

    the Muskogean language of the Creek tribe

Webster Dictionary

  1. Creeknoun

    a small inlet or bay, narrower and extending further into the land than a cove; a recess in the shore of the sea, or of a river

    Etymology: [AS. crecca; akin to D. kreek, Icel. kriki crack, nook; cf. W. crig crack, crigyll ravine, creek. Cf. Crick, Crook.]

  2. Creeknoun

    a stream of water smaller than a river and larger than a brook

    Etymology: [AS. crecca; akin to D. kreek, Icel. kriki crack, nook; cf. W. crig crack, crigyll ravine, creek. Cf. Crick, Crook.]

  3. Creeknoun

    any turn or winding

    Etymology: [AS. crecca; akin to D. kreek, Icel. kriki crack, nook; cf. W. crig crack, crigyll ravine, creek. Cf. Crick, Crook.]

Freebase

  1. Creek

    A tidal creek, tidal channel, or estuary is the portion of a stream that is affected by ebb and flow of ocean tides, in the case that the subject stream discharges to an ocean, sea or strait. Thus this portion of the stream has variable salinity and electrical conductivity over the tidal cycle. Due to the temporal variability of water quality parameters within the tidally influenced zone, there are unique biota associated with tidal creeks, which biota are often specialised to such zones. Creeks may often dry to a muddy channel with little or no flow at low tide, but often with significant depth of water at high tide.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Creek

    krēk, n. a small inlet or bay of the sea, or the tidal estuary of a river: any turn or winding: in America and Australia, a small river.—adj. Creek′y, full of creeks: winding. [Prob. Scand., Ice. kriki, a nook; cf. Dut. kreek, a bay.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. creek

    A narrow inlet of the sea shoaling suddenly. Also, the channels connecting the several branches of a river and lake islands, and one lake or lagoon with another. It differs from a cove, in being proportionately deeper and narrower. In law, it is part of a haven where anything is landed from the sea.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Creek in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Creek in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Creek in a Sentence

  1. Dan Levy:

    Some people have been asking [if there will be a Schitts Creek movie], this is the best way we could have ever ended this show, so, if there is an idea that ever pops into my head [thats] worthy of these wonderful people, it has to be really freaking good at this point because this is a really nice way of saying goodbye.

  2. Tom Sawyer:

    Then my Uncle Randy, who’s my dad’s twin brother, died just before last year’s bowhunt, so Dad and I just didn’t feel up to it last fall; the three of us had always done everything together. But this year we were ready. We were hunting this new property in Missouri, and the activity seemed to all be happening on this remote section of the farm, where some CRP met a creek. I went back there and tucked in to a patch of willows, right on the ground. I rattled and had four small bucks trot right in and never see me, so I liked the setup. A while later, a big doe came out in the grass—and right behind her was this giant. I had one long shot at him but it was windy and I passed it. He was walking away when I rattled once, and he ignored it. Then I looked up to the sky and said, ‘Bring him in to me Uncle Randy.’ I hit the horns hard, and the buck spun around and walked right in for the shot. The biggest buck I’d shot before him was 140 inches, and I like to think my uncle had a big part of this special buck.

  3. Tony Hale in Veep '':

    [ I'm ] trying to catch up on movies, something about this time brings you awareness of things you've put off. I wanted to introduce them to' Schitt's Creek.' My wife wanted to introduce us to' Gilmore Girls,' so we've been watching that. Each night someone picks what they want to watch. I can't believe today is five weeks since my daughter was out of school, it's been so challenging.

  4. Missouri Attorney General:

    The Macks Creek law was enacted to protect Missourians from predatory traffic ticketing, as we continue to identify areas for reform, an important first step is to require St. Louis County municipalities to follow the Macks Creek law to the letter. Based on my review, these thirteen municipalities did not.

  5. Erika Wahl:

    I've been trusting Willow Creek principal and superintendent for the last several years to take care of my kids, I'm trusting Willow Creek principal and superintendent now.

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