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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CREEPIER

What he saw was creepier than creepy, and surpassed all he had ever dreamt of.

I couldnt feel any creepier if it were the Black List that was going to be read.

WORD ORIGIN

1794, "characterized by creeping," from creep + -y (2). Meaning "having a creeping feeling in the flesh" is from 1831; that of producing such a feeling, the main modern sense, is from 1858. Creepy-crawly is from 1858.

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