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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.

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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. Ted Gibson:

    I just was n’t exercising as much as I had been before, and the weight slowly crept on.

  2. Alex Drummond:

    I can't get away from food and I love to eat. Of course, it crept up on me through the years especially during covid so starting in January I decided to get busy and lose some weight.

  3. 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.

  4. Chad Morganlander:

    The general thematic (risk) continues to be the European banking situation that has unhinged the risk market and slowly crept into the credit markets.

  5. Cometan:

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

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    a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
    • A. gloat
    • B. monish
    • C. excogitate
    • D. descant

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