Synonyms of creep in English:


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1‘he saw her creep under the bench’

crawl, move on all fours, move on hands and knees, pull oneself, inch, edge, slither, slide, squirm, wriggle, writhe, worm, worm one's way, insinuate oneself

2‘Tim crept out of the house in his pyjamas’

sneak, steal, slip, slink, sidle, skulk, pad, prowl, tiptoe, pussyfoot, soft-shoe, tread warily, move stealthily, move furtively, move unnoticed, walk quietly

3‘they're always creeping to the boss’

grovel, crawl, toady, fawn, cower, cringe, truckle, kowtow, bow and scrape, prostrate oneself
be servile towards, be sycophantic towards, dance attendance on, ingratiate oneself with, curry favour with
flatter, woo, pay court to, get round
informal suck up to, make up to, be all over, fall all over, lick someone's boots, butter up, rub up the right way, keep sweet, sweet-talk, soft-soap, brown-nose
archaic blandish


1‘he's just a little creep who's got his sights set on Bella's money’

sycophant, obsequious person, crawler, groveller, truckler, toady, fawner, flatterer, lickspittle, doormat, kowtower, spaniel, Uriah Heep
informal bootlicker, yes-man
North American informal suck-up, brown-nose, brown-noser
British vulgar slang arse-licker, bum-sucker
North American vulgar slang ass-kisser, suckhole
archaic toad-eater

2‘some creep had broken into his home’

rogue, villain, wretch, reprobate
informal beast, pig, rat, louse, snake, snake in the grass, skunk, weasel, lowlife, scumbag, heel, stinker, stinkpot, son of a bitch, SOB, nasty piece of work
British informal scrote, blighter, bad lot
Irish informal spalpeen, sleeveen
North American informal rat fink, fink
Australian informal dingo
derogatory bastard, dog, dirty dog
derogatory, informal swine
informal, dated hound
British informal, dated bounder, rotter
vulgar slang shit
dated cad, scoundrel
archaic blackguard, dastard, vagabond, knave, varlet, cur, wastrel