New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: creepy · cheep · creed · creek · creel · creeper · creep by · creep in · creep up · creeping
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creep

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verb
1 verb move slowly, quietly TRANSITIVEéalaigh leatsleamhnaigh leattéaltaigh verbhe crept down the stairs shleamhnaigh sé leis síos an staighre, théaltaigh sé síos an staighre, síos an staighre leis go ciúin TRANSITIVEtéaltaigh verbit took the lift a full minute to creep the height of the next floor thóg sé nóiméad iomlán ar an ardaitheoir dul a fhad leis an gcéad urlár eile 2 verb move forward very slowly INTRANSITIVEbog go mallgluais go mallthe traffic was barely creeping along ar éigean a bhí an trácht ag gluaiseacht ar chor ar bith, ag snagaireacht leis go mall a bhí an trácht
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3 verb make progress slowly INTRANSITIVEshe crept ahead of her opponent chuaigh sí beagán beag chun cinn ar a céile comhraic, d'oscail sí oiread na fríde de bhearna ar a céile comhraic 4 verb sun, fire, fog, etc INTRANSITIVEthe fog was creeping through the city bhí an ceo ag leathadh ar fud na cathrach de réir a chéile 5 verb expression etc INTRANSITIVEa smile crept across her lips leath meangadh gáire ar a béal 6 verb begin to happen, appear INTRANSITIVEsleamhnaigh verb  c m uthe word crept into usage shleamhnaigh an focal isteach sa chaint, tháinig an focal isteach sa chaint de réir a chéilea few minor errors have crept in tá cúpla mionbhotún tar éis sleamhnú isteachthere's a risk that the disease will creep back again tá baol ann go dtiocfaidh an galar ar ais arís 7 verb emotion etc INTRANSITIVEdoubts crept into his mind tháinig frídíní amhrais isteach ina intinnat times frustration creeps in uaireanta tagann an frustrachas isteach sa scéalconfidence is creeping back tá muinín ag teacht ar ais de réir a chéile, tá muinín ag filleadh de réir a chéilea feeling of uneasiness was creeping over me bhí imní de shórt éigin ag teacht orm
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8 noun slow change, movementit'll be a slow creep before things improve is fada uainn an lá go dtiocfaidh feabhas ar chúrsaí 9 noun personslíomadóir masc3péist fem2slímínsníomhaí masc4he's just a creep níl ann ach slíomadóir, níl ann ach slímín 10 noun ENG in materialsnámhaíocht fem3
phrases

to give sb the creeps

he gives me the creeps cuireann sé drithlíní orm, cuireann sé cáithníní ar mo chraiceann, cuireann sé fionnachrith orm

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