- vi. 蹑手蹑脚地走；爬；渐渐出现；蔓延；毛骨悚然
- n. 卑鄙小人；爬；徐行；蠕动
- vi. 蹑手蹑脚地走,缓慢地行进 move slowly, quietly, and carefully
- vi. 爬行,匍匐 move with the body close to the ground
someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
a slow longitudinal movement or deformation
a pen that is fenced so that young animals can enter but adults cannot
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"
move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground;
"The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed"
to go stealthily or furtively;
"..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor's house"
grow or spread, often in such a way as to cover (a surface);
"ivy crept over the walls of the university buildings"
show submission or fear
- We take off our shoes and creep cautiously along the passage.
- The spider learns to creep on the wall.
- As the doctors became more tired, errors began to creep into their work.
- Old age creeps up on you before you realize it.
- Do not allow chemicals to creep into the sewer grid.
- As for corruption, there is no indication at all that it has started to creep in to our society.
- The mysterious sound made my flesh creep.
- You slimy little creep!
- That creep always quarrels with his neighbors.
- I felt the soil creep and heave beneath me, like some monstrous serpent.
- The hunter crept up to the deer.
- The dog crept under the car to hide.
- Old age creeps on without being noticed.
- The newspaper's circulation has crept up from 700,000 to almost a million.
- Mistakes start to creep in when you work too hard.
- A lonely feeling crept upon my spirit.
The live oaks with their waving curtains of grey moss gave Scarlett the creeps.出自： M. Mitchell
Land Tortoyses so great that they will creepe with two mens burthens.出自： T. Herbert
A hole in the hedge..through which I must creep if I was to play with the neighbour's children.出自： Day Lewis
- ☆ 直接源自中古英语的crepen，意为爬，蠕动。