creepiness


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creep·y

 (krē′pē)
adj. creep·i·er, creep·i·est Informal
1. Of or producing a sensation of uneasiness or fear, as of things crawling on one's skin: a creepy feeling; a creepy story.
2. Annoyingly unpleasant; repulsive: the creepy kids next door.

creep′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.creepiness - an uneasy sensation as of insects creeping on your skin
tactile sensation, tactual sensation, touch sensation, feeling, touch - the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin; "she likes the touch of silk on her skin"; "the surface had a greasy feeling"
Translations
شعور القَـشْتعَـريره
děsivost
uhygge
óhugnanlegheit
desivosť
tüyler ürperticilik

creep2

(kriːp) noun
(slang) a disgusting person. Leave her alone, you creep.
ˈcreeper noun
a creeping plant.
ˈcreepy adjective
causing feelings of fear etc. The house is rather creepy at night.
ˈcreepily adverb
ˈcreepiness noun
ˌcreepy-ˈcrawlyplural ˌcreepy-ˈcrawlies noun
a small creeping insect.
creep up on
to approach slowly and stealthily. Old age creeps up on us all.
make someone's flesh creep
to scare or horrify someone.
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