NounCreeper (plural Creepers)
- A person or a thing who crawls or creeps along the ground.
- Often in plural, a one-piece garment for infants designed to facilitate access to the wearer's diaper.
- A device which allows a small child to safely roam around a room from a seated or standing position.
- A metal plate with spikes, designed to be worn with shoes to prevent slipping.
- (botany) Any plant (as ivy or periwinkle) that grows by creeping; especially a climbing plant of the genus Parthenocissus.
- A treecreeper.
- (nautical) A small, four-hooked grapnel used to recover objects dropped onto the sea bed.
- The lowest gear of a tractor or truck, also creeper gear, creeper shift.
- A low-profile, wheeled platform whereupon an auto mechanic may lie on their back and gain better access to the underbody of a vehicle.
- Then the piglet tore loose from the creepers and scurried into the undergrowth. - "Lord of the Flies" (1964) by William Golding
- (one who crawls): crawler
- (garment): babygro, creepers, diaper shirt, infant bodysuit, snapsuit
- (wheeled platform): cradle
Find words for Creeper
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- Rhymes: -iːpə(r)