Creep´er   Pronunciation: krēp´ẽr
n.1.One who, or that which, creeps; any creeping thing.
2.(Bot.) A plant that clings by rootlets, or by tendrils, to the ground, or to trees, etc.; as, the Virginia creeper (Ampelopsis quinquefolia).
3.(Zool.) A small bird of the genus Certhia, allied to the wrens. The brown or common European creeper is Certhia familiaris, a variety of which (var. Americana) inhabits America; - called also tree creeper and creeptree. The American black and white creeper is Mniotilta varia.
4.A kind of patten mounted on short pieces of iron instead of rings; also, a fixture with iron points worn on a shoe to prevent one from slipping.
5.A spurlike device strapped to the boot, which enables one to climb a tree or pole; - called often telegraph creepers.
6.A small, low iron, or dog, between the andirons.
7.An instrument with iron hooks or claws for dragging at the bottom of a well, or any other body of water, and bringing up what may lie there.
8.Any device for causing material to move steadily from one part of a machine to another, as an apron in a carding machine, or an inner spiral in a grain screen.
9.(Arch.) Crockets. See Crocket.
Noun1.creeper - any plant (as ivy or periwinkle) that grows by creeping
2.creeper - a person who crawls or creeps along the ground
Synonyms: crawler
3.creeper - any of various small insectivorous birds of the northern hemisphere that climb about on trees
Synonyms: tree creeper
algae, autophyte, bean, bracken, brown algae, climber, conferva, confervoid, diatom, fern, fruits and vegetables, fucus, fungus, grapevine, green algae, gulfweed, herb, heterophyte, ivy, kelp, legume, lentil, liana, lichen, liverwort, mold, moss, mushroom, parasite, parasitic plant, pea, perthophyte, phytoplankton, planktonic algae, plant families, puffball, pulse, red algae, rockweed, rust, saprophyte, sargasso, sargassum, sea lentil, sea moss, sea wrack, seaweed, smut, succulent, toadstool, vetch, vine, wort, wrack
Translate Creeper to German, Translate Creeper to French
creek bed
Creek Confederacy
creep feed
creep in
creep up
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creeping bellflower
creeping bent
creeping bentgrass
creeping bugle
creeping buttercup
Creeping Charlie
creeping crowfoot
creeping elegance
creeping featurism
creeping featuritis
creeping fern
creeping Jenny
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