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Webster Dictionary

  1. Crept

    of Creep

  2. Crept

    of Creep

  3. Crept

    imp. & p. p. of Creep

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Crept

    krept, pa.t. and pa.p. of Creep.

Editors Contribution

  1. CREPT

    "past tense and past participle of CREEP,to move along with the body prone and close to the ground; to move slowly on hands and knees,to go very slowly,to go timidly or cautiously so as to escape notice, to enter or advance gradually so as to be almost unnoticed,to have the sensation of being covered with creeping things, to slip or gradually shift position, to change shape permanently from prolonged stress or exposure to high temperatures;to crawl with the body near to or touching the ground,crawl,worm,wriggle,squirm,slither,writhe,drag yourself,edge,inch,crawl on all fours;encroach, inch;bastard, beast, bleeder,blighter , boor, bounder, bugger, buzzard, cad, chuff, churl, clown, cretin, crud,crumb,cur, dirtbag,dog, fink, heel, hound, jerk, joker, louse, lout, pill, rat, rat fink, reptile, rotter, schmuck,scum, scumbag,scuzzball,skunk, sleaze, sleazebag,sleazeball,slime, slimeball,slob, snake, so-and-so, sod [chiefly British], stinkard, stinker, swine, toad, varmint, vermin,snail,molasses,(as) slow as molasses idiomat a snail's pace idiom,away bit build by by and by idiom,by degrees idiom,claw ,claw your way (somewhere) idiom,clunky,cool,course,crawl,crawler,creep,creeping,dally,dawdle,degree,deliberately,dribs,drift,drop,drop behind,ease,edge,float,gently,gently does it! idiom,gradual,gradually,hanghang around,in ones and twos idiom,inch inch by inch idiom,infiltrate,infiltration,jog,Labour,lag,laggard,laggy,lingeringly,little,loiter,mill,mill around,nose,nudge,poky,pootle,prowl,rolling,Rome wasn't built in a day idiom,sedately,sidle,slack,slow burn,slowcoach,slowdown,slowly,slowness,slowpoke,sluggish,sluggishly,sluggishness,steadily,steadiness,steady,stepwise,straggle,straggler,struggle,subsonic,take your time idiom,tootle,trail,trickle,trundle,unhurried,wander,wend.

    Submitted by anonymous on June 26, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crept in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crept in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of crept in a Sentence

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in, forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day, you shall begin it well and serenely...

  2. President Barack Obama:

    Somehow in those first two years, I think a certain arrogance crept in, in the sense of thinking as long as we get the policy ready, we didn't have to sell it.

  3. Daniel Andrews:

    We know we're on the cusp of something very, very bad if we don't get on top of this, i think a sense of complacency has crept into us as we let our frustrations get the better of us. I think that each one know someone who has not been following the rules as well as they should have. I think each of us know that we have got no choice by to take very very difficult steps.

  4. Cometan:

    The evilness of doubt crept ever so closer to my heart.

  5. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could some blunders and absurdities have crept in forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.

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    fortification consisting of a low wall
    • A. breastwork
    • B. leaven
    • C. abandon
    • D. elation

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