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British English: /kriːk/
American English: /krik/

Translation of creek in German:


  • 2 (short arm of river)
    [kurzer] Flussarm
  • 3 (American English) (tributary of river)
    Nebenfluss Mask.
    (Australian English) (New Zealand English) (stream)
    Bach Mask.
  • 4be up the creek [informal] (be in difficulties or trouble)
    in der Klemme od. Tinte sitzen [informal] (be wrong) (Antwort usw.)
    völlig falsch sein
    auf dem Holzweg sein

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