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Definition of the noun creeps

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  1. a disease of cattle and sheep attributed to a dietary deficiency; characterized by anemia and softening of the bones and a slow stiff gait
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic term: animal disease = a disease that typically does not affect human beings
  2. a feeling of fear and revulsion
    • example: he gives me the creeps
    • usage: colloquialism
    • lexical domain: Feelings - nouns denoting feelings and emotions
    • more generic words: fear / fearfulness / fright = an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger

Alternative definition of the noun creeps


  1. [plural-only] Fear; anxiety.


  1. "Creeps" a.k.a. "Shivers": Dreszcze is a 1981 Polish drama film directed by Wojciech Marczewski. It was entered into the 32nd Berlin International Film Festival, where it won the Silver Bear - Special Jury Prize.
  2. "Creeps" a.k.a. "The Dungeonmaster", is a 1984 low-budget science fiction/fantasy film, rated PG-13, starring Jeffrey Byron, Richard Moll and Leslie Wing. The film is produced by Charles Band, and is split up into seven distinct story segments, each written and directed by a different person: Dave Allen, Charles Band, John Carl Buechler, Steven Ford, Peter Manoogian, Ted Nicolaou, and Rosemarie Turko. The film's theme was influenced by the popularity of Disney's 1982 film Tron and the roleplaying game Dungeons and Dragons. Principal filming began in 1983 but the film was not completed until 1984. The film features an appearance by the heavy metal band W.A.S.P.. A sequel segment was planned for the anthology Pulse Pounders, but the unfinished film was never released due to the collapse of Empire Pictures.
  3. "Creeps" is the 168th short subject starring American slapstick comedy team the Three Stooges. The trio made a total of 190 shorts for Columbia Pictures between 1934 and 1959.


"Creeps" is a 2013 young adult novel that was written by Darren Hynes. It was first published in Canada on July 30, 2013 through RazorBill.

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Creeps a.k.a. The Creeps were a Swedish band active from 1982 to 1997.


Creeps is a 1974 theater production of the play by David E. Freeman.

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Creeps

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Google previewEncyclopedia of American Film Serials (2017)

by Geoff Mayer

Goodkind, The Phantom Creeps is a disappointing serial with a mundane, repetitive ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Historical Slang (2003)

by Eric Partridge

creeps, the . The odd thrill resulting from an undefined dread: coll: 1850, Dickens.

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Quotes about Creeps

Night creeps
Slowly by
Haunting those
On the streets
When the day comes
And scatter
Like leaves
Fears and
Night creeps
My Dad
Night creep (Missy Lynn)
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Scrabble value of C3R1E1E1P3S1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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