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creepy

creep·y

creepy

 
pronunciation:
kri pi
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: creepier, creepiest
definition 1: of or causing a feeling of anxiety, fear, or revulsion similar to that which might be produced by something creeping on one's skin.
I had a creepy feeling that someone was watching me.That scene in the movie with all the snakes was too creepy for me.At age ten, she thought kissing was nothing less than creepy.
definition 2: mildly disgusting and unpleasant.
This hand lotion has a creepy smell.
definition 3: creeping, as an insect.
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derivation: creepiness (n.)