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crawl·y

 (krô′lē)
adj. crawl·i·er, crawl·i·est Informal
1. Creepy.
2. Feeling as if covered with moving things.
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crawly

(ˈkrɔːlɪ)
adj, crawlier or crawliest
informal feeling or causing a sensation like creatures crawling on one's skin
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crawl•y

(ˈkrɔ li)

adj. crawl•i•er, crawl•i•est.
crawling, as worms or insects, and imparting a queasy feeling; creepy.
n.
[1855–60]
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crawly

adjective
Informal. Experiencing a repugnant tingling sensation:
Informal: creepy.
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