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See definition of crawly on Dictionary.com
  • as initchy
  • as ineerie

synonyms for crawly

  • tingling
  • crawling
  • prickling
  • tickling
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How to use crawly in a sentence

Though people often use the term “bug” to mean any creepy-crawly, the word actually belongs to a specific group of insects.
EXPLAINER: INSECTS, ARACHNIDS AND OTHER ARTHROPODSCURTIS SEGARRAJANUARY 19, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
It all kind o' makes my skin go all crawly when there's somethin' projectin' around and I don't know of it.
ISLE O' DREAMSFREDERICK F. MOORE
There werent spiders, or rats, or any crawly things to lend picturesqueness to the situation.
NOTHING BUT THE TRUTHFREDERIC S. ISHAM
And now comes the best part of the story, which is, of course, the "creepy-crawly" and horrible part.
HARPER'S YOUNG PEOPLE, DECEMBER 23, 1879VARIOUS
There was something so peculiar about this business that, as Terry expressed it, he was "crawly all over."
THE HUNTERS OF THE OZARKEDWARD S. ELLIS
Was the cellar all horrid with old papers and rats and mice and spiders and crawly things with legs?
THE ADOPTING OF ROSA MARIECARROLL WATSON RANKIN
At that, you can't blame it for being crawly and stinking if it had been anywhere near the Boche.
THE STARS & STRIPES, VOL 1, NO 1, FEBRUARY 8, 1918AMERICAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCES
Anyhow, anything is better than sharing your bed with you-dont-know-what creepy-crawly things, declared Raynor.
THE OCEAN WIRELESS BOYS ON THE PACIFICWILBUR LAWTON
All over the tree they ran, creepy, crawly, looking at every single thing.
HOW TO TELL STORIES TO CHILDRENSARA CONE BRYANT
I kept on using my laptop, though I got a skin-crawly feeling when I used it.
LITTLE BROTHERCORY DOCTOROW
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CRAWLY

  • awesome
  • bizarre
  • crawly
  • creepy
  • fantastic
  • fearful
  • frightening
  • ghostly
  • mysterious
  • scary
  • spectral
  • strange
  • supernatural
  • superstitious
  • uncanny
  • unearthly
  • weird
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.