creepy


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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.

creepy

(ˈkriːpɪ)
adj, creepier or creepiest
1. informal having or causing a sensation of repulsion, horror, or fear, as of creatures crawling on the skin
2. creeping; slow-moving
ˈcreepily adv
ˈcreepiness n

creep•y

(ˈkri pi)

adj. creep•i•er, creep•i•est.
1. causing a creeping sensation of the skin, as from horror or fear: a creepy story.
2. characterized by creeping: a creepy insect.
3. Slang. (of a person) obnoxious; weird.
[1825–35]
creep′i•ly, adv.
creep′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.creepy - annoying and unpleasant; "some creepy kids were bothering her"
offensive - unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses; "offensive odors"
2.creepy - causing a sensation as of things crawling on your skin; "a creepy story"; "I had a creepy-crawly feeling"
alarming - frightening because of an awareness of danger

creepy

adjective (Informal) disturbing, threatening, frightening, terrifying, weird, forbidding, horrible, menacing, unpleasant, scary (informal), sinister, ominous, eerie, macabre, nightmarish, hair-raising, awful This place is really creepy at night.

creepy

adjective
Informal. Experiencing a repugnant tingling sensation:
Informal: crawly.
Translations
مُقْشَعِر، مُخيف
strašidelný
uhyggelig
hrollvekjandi, óhugnanlegur

creepy

[ˈkriːpɪ] ADJ (creepier (compar) (creepiest (superl))) → horripilante, escalofriante

creepy

[ˈkriːpi] adj
(= frightening) [place] → qui fait frissonner, qui donne la chair de poule
(= sinister) [person] → sinistrecreepy-crawly [ˌkriːpiˈkrɔːli] npetite bestiole f

creepy

adj (+er) (= frightening)unheimlich; story, place alsogruselig

creepy

[ˈkriːpɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (frightening) → che fa accapponare la pelle

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.
References in classic literature ?
John was asleep and I hated to waken him, so I kept still and watched the moonlight on that undulating wall-paper till I felt creepy.
I realized, then, what a creepy, dull, inanimate horror this land had been to me all these years, and how I had been in such a stifled condition of mind as to have grown used to it almost beyond the power to notice it.
The stillness was awful creepy and uncom- fortable.
We talked the murder and the ghost over and over again, and got so creepy and crawly we couldn't get sleepy nohow and noway.
The Beaver brought paper,portfolio, pens, And ink in unfailing supplies: While strange creepy creatures came out of their dens, And watched them with wondering eyes.
Harvey, jammed among the fishermen, felt a creepy, crawly, tingling thrill that began in the back of his neck and ended at his boots.
Mowgli heard it rumble, and rise, and fall, and die off in a creepy sort of whine behind him, and laughed to himself as he ran through the Jungle.
asked his companion, with a creepy premonition of something coming, he knew not why.
Such a deliciously creepy song it was, in which they pretended to be frightened at their own shadows, little witting that so soon shadows would close in upon them, from whom they would shrink in real fear.
I have a queer, creepy, crawly feeling -- you can call it a presentiment, if you like -- that `Patty's Place' and I are going to be better acquainted yet.
It was one Ruby Gillis had lent me, and, oh, Marilla, it was so fascinating and creepy.
They were greatly disheartened by the failure of their girl Ruler, and the knowledge that she was now an ornament in the Nome King's palace--a dreadful, creepy place in spite of all its magnificence.