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"
(Miscellaneous Technologies / Building) a defect in freshly applied paint or varnish characterized by bare patches and ridging
- The baby was crawling about on all fours.
- She's always crawling (to the boss).
- The ground was crawling with ants.
- I felt something crawling up my arm.