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creep British & World English

Move slowly and carefully in order to avoid being heard or noticed

creep English Thesaurus

he saw her creep under the bench

make someone's skin crawl British & World English

Cause someone to experience an uncomfortable sensation of horror or disgust

creep to British & World English

Behave obsequiously towards (someone) in the hope of advancement

bracket creep British & World English

Movement into a higher tax bracket as taxable income increases

mission creep British & World English

A gradual shift in objectives during the course of a military campaign, often resulting in an unplanned long-term commitment

creep someone out British & World English

Give someone an unpleasant feeling of fear or unease

eurocreep British & World English

The gradual acceptance of the euro in European Union countries that have not yet officially adopted it as their national currency