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British English: /kriːp/
American English: /krip/

Translation of creep in Italian:


  • 2 (repellent person)
    persona (feminine) ripugnante
    he's a creep
    è una persona disgustosa

intransitive verb pass., p.pass. crept

  • 3 (slowly)to creep forward o along
    procedere lentamente
  • 5


to give somebody the creeps

fare rabbrividire qualcuno o fare venire la pelle d'oca a qualcuno

Phrasal verbs

creep along

creep away

creep down

scendere lentamente

creep in

(wrong note, error, influence)
(feeling, prejudice)
prendere piede, espandersi

creep on

avanzare lentamente

creep over:

creep over [somebody]

creep through:

1 creep through [somebody]
insinuarsi in, impadronirsi di
2 creep through [something]
insinuarsi in

creep up:

creep up (inflation, debt, unemployment) to creep up on somebody
insinuarsi in qualcuno o impossessarsi di qualcuno
prendere qualcuno di sorpresa

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