Synonyms for creeped
- approach unnoticed
- crawl on all fours
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CREEPED
It creeped and crawled among the wagons and carts and horses to Smithfield street.
And Uncle Dick chased it, and nen it unwinded itself and creeped under a big rock.
Then I summoned almost superhuman strength, and creeped up the stairs and out into the court.
I creeped into the cave, with a candle, the way I used to do.
Every tree-stem I knew by touch of hand, and in my youth I had creeped into every hidie hole that would hold a squirrel.
Old English creopan "to creep" (class II strong verb; past tense creap, past participle cropen), from Proto-Germanic *kreupanan (cf. Old Frisian kriapa, Middle Dutch crupen, Old Norse krjupa "to creep"), from PIE root *greug-. Related: Crept; creeping.