What does crawling mean?

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crawl·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crawl, crawling, creep, creeping(noun)

    a slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body

    "a crawl was all that the injured man could manage"; "the traffic moved at a creep"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crawling

    of Crawl

How to pronounce crawling?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say crawling in sign language?

  1. crawling

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crawling in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crawling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of crawling in a Sentence

  1. Peckish Erast Zubarev:

    I’d made a cup of coffee, and was settling in front of the TV down when I opened it and saw this little white worm crawling across the top, i was told by my mate it was a parasitic threadworm that lives in the intestine.

  2. Chief Raymond Flannelly:

    Not sure how many lizards we found, but the snakes were large enough to give anyone crawling through a smoke-filled house a heart attack.

  3. Sipho P Nkosi:

    Life can be harsh sometimes, whatever happens keep crawling forward even if you are on your knees.

  4. Carolyn Dunford:

    I think I had been driving for about 45 minutes and at about 7:45 a.m., I saw a group of cars crawling along, i pulled up with them and there were the two lions walking towards me. One of them saw the kudu [type of large antelope] in the bushes and I saw the lion crouch.

  5. James Ramsey:

    I am a little long in the tooth to be dressed up like some forest elf crawling around stalking 'hogs but it is just as fun as I remembered it,' i have a good time and the farmers get rid of a pest. As you look at the soybean fields, you'll see what we call 'ice cream cones.' The point of the ice cream cone is where the groundhog's burrow is. He'll eat in a semicircle out from his burrow. Groundhogs love eating fresh soybeans coming out of the ground.

Images & Illustrations of crawling

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