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CREEPY (creepier, creepiest)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does creepy mean? 

CREEPY (adjective)
  The adjective CREEPY has 2 senses:

1. annoying and unpleasant
2. causing a sensation as of things crawling on your skin

  Familiarity information: CREEPY used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CREEPY (adjective)


Sense 1creepy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Annoying and unpleasant

Context example:

some creepy kids were bothering her

Similar:

offensive (unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses)


Sense 2creepy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Causing a sensation as of things crawling on your skin

Synonyms:

creepy-crawly; creepy

Context examples:

a creepy story / I had a creepy-crawly feeling

Similar:

alarming (causing alarm or fear)


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