Dictionary - crawl

Based on Wordnet 3.0 - Lexical Database for the English Language

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8 Entries Found

Nouns (3)
1. (n.) crawl;
- a very slow movement;
- "the traffic advanced at a crawl";

2. (n.) australian crawl, crawl, front crawl;
- a swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick

3. (n.) crawl, crawling, creep, creeping;
- a slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body;
- "a crawl was all that the injured man could manage"; "the traffic moved at a creep";

Verbs (5)
1. (verb) crawl, creep;
- move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground;
- "The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed";

2. (verb) crawl;
- feel as if crawling with insects;
- "My skin crawled--I was terrified";

3. (verb) crawl;
- be full of;
- "The old cheese was crawling with maggots";

4. (verb) cower, crawl, creep, cringe, fawn, grovel;
- show submission or fear

5. (verb) crawl;
- swim by doing the crawl;
- "European children learn the breast stroke; they often don't know how to crawl";