noun. ['ˈkriːpɪŋ'] a slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body.
- stay in place
- -ing (English)
- -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
- creep (English)
- crepen (Middle English (1100-1500))
Words that Rhyme with Creeping
Example sentences of the word creeping
1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Use creeping phlox as a ground cover in rock gardens or woodland plantings.
Quotes containing the word creeping
1. Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one's mistakes.
- Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray
2. When I was a kid, I loved 'The Curse of Frankenstein,' 'The Creeping Unknown,' 'X: The Unknown.' I love 'Forbidden Planet,' 'The Thing from Another World.' They were science fiction/horror movies, generally.
- John Carpenter
3. The morning always has a way of creeping up on me and peeking in my bedroom windows. The sunrise is such a pervert.
- Jarod Kintz, Who Moved My Choose?: An Amazing Way to Deal With Change by Deciding to Let Indecision Into Your Life