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

Translation of creek in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (stream) to be up the creek (British English)
    estar equivocado
    the report is completely up the creek
    el informe es un disparate
    to be up the creek [colloquial] o [vulgar] up shit creek (without a paddle) (in difficulty)
    estar en aprietos or en apuros
    estar jodido [vulgar]
    Example sentences
    • They rested by a small creek running through the woods that had started to become more profuse.
    • The seven men had spread out and were riding along the dry creek bed.
    • Her lion tail flicked idly behind her as she walked towards the nearby creek.
    1.2 (inlet)
    (British English)
    Example sentences
    • Coastal migrants can often be found along tidal creeks, salt marsh edges, and mudflats, rarely on sandy ocean beaches.
    • Between the cliffs and the sea, the rhythmic movement of the tides is forming a new tidal marsh that includes mudflats, tidal creeks, tidal marshes, and tracts of shrubs.
    • Pristine beaches, maritime forests, shimmering marshes, and tidal creeks await your exploration.

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