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crawl·er

 (krô′lər)
n.
1. One that crawls, especially an early form of certain insect larvae.
2. A vehicle, such as a bulldozer, that moves on continuous belts of metal plates.
3. See crawl1.
4. See spider.
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crawler

(ˈkrɔːlə)
n
1. slang a servile flatterer
2. a person or animal that crawls
3. (Animals) US an informal name for earthworm
4. (Telecommunications) a computer program that is capable of performing recursive searches on the internet
5. (Clothing & Fashion) (plural) a baby's overalls; rompers
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crawl•er

(ˈkrɔ lər)

n.
1. one that crawls.
2. Also called crawl′er trac`tor. a large, heavy vehicle that travels on endless belts or tracks, used esp. in construction.
[1640–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crawler - a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantagecrawler - a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage
apple polisher, bootlicker, fawner, groveler, groveller, truckler - someone who humbles himself as a sign of respect; who behaves as if he had no self-respect
adulator, flatterer - a person who uses flattery
goody-goody - a person who behaves extremely well in order to please a superior
2.crawler - a person who crawls or creeps along the ground
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
3.crawler - terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soilcrawler - terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soil; often surfaces when the ground is cool or wet; used as bait by anglers
oligochaete, oligochaete worm - hermaphroditic terrestrial and aquatic annelids having bristles borne singly along the length of the body
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Translations

crawler

[ˈkrɔːləʳ]
A. N (Mech) → tractor m de oruga
B. CPD crawler lane N (Brit) (Aut) → carril m (de autopista) para vehículos lentos
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

crawler

[ˈkrɔːlər] n
(= program) (COMPUTING)araignée f
(= sycophant) → lèche-botte mfcrawler lane n (British)file voie f pour véhicules lents, voie f pour véhicules lents
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

crawler

n
(Brit inf: = sycophant) → Kriecher(in) m(f)
crawlers pl (= rompers)Spielanzug m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

crawler

[ˈkrɔːləʳ] n (fam) → ruffiano/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
Hackbutt hadn't hinted it, that I was a Servile Crawler."
She had set herself to verify this supposition by the use of the submarine crawler invented by Doctor Alberto Cassini.
All those trying hours whilst I was frozen and yet was in a living fire, as you may say, on account of that swarm of crawlers, that same unanswerable question kept circling and circling through my tired head: How do people stand this miserable armor?
Usurping the empyreal realm of the eagle, he assumes for a time the port and dignity of that majestic bird, and often is mistaken for him by ignorant crawlers upon the earth.
I wonder how many families are driven to roguery and to ruin by great practitioners in Crawlers way?--how many great noblemen rob their petty tradesmen, condescend to swindle their poor retainers out of wretched little sums and cheat for a few shillings?
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Strange road sign 'END of Crawler Lane' reads the sign on Wakefield Road, just after Lascelles Hall.