Antonyms

1. creepy-crawlies

noun. feelings of dislike and anxiety.

Antonyms

  • friendliness

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2. creepy-crawly

adjective. causing a sensation as of things crawling on your skin.

Synonyms

  • alarming

Antonyms

  • female
  • male

3. creepy-crawly

noun. an animal that creeps or crawls (such as worms or spiders or insects).

Synonyms

  • animal
  • creature
  • fauna
  • animate being
  • beast

Antonyms

  • mental
  • flora
  • inoffensive
  • alarm

4. creepy

adjective. ['ˈkriːpi'] annoying and unpleasant.

Antonyms

  • pleasant

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • creep (English)
  • crepen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. creepy

adjective. ['ˈkriːpi'] causing a sensation as of things crawling on your skin.

Synonyms

  • alarming

Antonyms

  • good
  • palatable

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • creep (English)
  • crepen (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word creepy-crawlies


1. Noun Phrase
Not only does this suggest that the room is unsanitary, it can be unnerving to those who have a fear of these creepy crawlies.

2. Noun Phrase
Many people report that peppermint oil repels other insects too, so it might be worth trying if you are noticing ants or other creepy crawlies getting into your home.

3. Noun Phrase
Fleas, mites and other pests are never a good thing, so consider giving your outdoor cat a preventative ointment to keep the creepy crawlies away.

4. Noun Phrase
Nevertheless, you need not count the legs of these creepy crawlies to identify them; centipedes have one pair of legs per body segment, while millipedes have two pairs of legs per body segment.

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