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Synonym of Crawling

Crawling Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

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Synonyms and related words:
abject, accumbent, alive with, all fours, ambling, amphibian, anguine, atiptoe, atmospherics, backscratching, batrachian, beggarly, blaring, blasting, blind spot, bootlicking, bristling, bursting, cautious, circumspect, claudicant, close, colubriform, compact, couchant, couche, cowering, crammed, crawl, creep, creeping, creeping like snail, cringing, crocodilian, crouching, crowded, crowding, decumbent, deliberate, dense, draped, drift, easy, fade-out, fading, faltering, fawning, firm, flagging, flat, flattering, foot-dragging, footlicking, froggy, full, gentle, gradual, groveling, gumshoeing, halting, hangdog, hobbled, hobbling, honeycombed, idle, in profusion, indolent, ingratiating, interference, jam-packed, jammed, languid, languorous, lavish, lazy, leisurely, limping, lizardlike, lolling, lounging, lumbering, lying, mealymouthed, moderate, nightwalking, noise, obeisant, obsequious, on all fours, on bended knee, on tippytoe, on tiptoe, ophidian, overflowing, packed, padding, parasitic, permeated, poking, poky, populous, procumbent, prodigal, profuse, proliferating, prolific, prone, prostrate, prowling, pussyfooting, reception, reclining, recumbent, relaxed, reluctant, repent, reposing, reptant, reptatorial, reptile, reptilelike, reptilian, reptiliform, reptiloid, resupine, rife, saturated, sauntering, saurian, scrabble, scramble, serpentiform, serpentile, serpentine, serpentlike, serpentoid, serried, shot through, shuffling, sidling, slack, slinking, slithering, slothful, slow, slow as death, slow as molasses, slow as slow, slow-crawling, slow-foot, slow-going, slow-legged, slow-moving, slow-paced, slow-poky, slow-running, slow-sailing, slow-stepped, sluggish, snail-paced, snaillike, snakelike, snaking, snaky, sneaking, sniveling, solid, sponging, sprawled, sprawling, spread, staggering, static, stealing, strolling, studded, superabundant, supine, swarming, sycophantic, teeming, tentative, thick, thick as hail, thick with, thick-coming, thronged, thronging, timeserving, tippytoe, tiptoe, tiptoeing, toadeating, toadish, toadying, toadyish, toddling, tortoiselike, tottering, truckling, trudging, turtlelike, unhurried, viperiform, viperish, viperlike, viperoid, viperous, vipery, waddling, worming


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WordNet 2.0

1. a slow creeping mode of locomotion (on hands and knees or dragging the body); "a crawl was all that the injured man could manage"; "the traffic moved at a creep"
(synonym) crawl, creep, creeping
(hypernym) locomotion, travel
(derivation) crawl, creep


1. a very slow movement; "the traffic advanced at a crawl"
(hypernym) motion, movement, move
(derivation) creep
2. a swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick
(synonym) front crawl, Australian crawl
(hypernym) swimming stroke
(part-meronym) flutter kick
3. a slow creeping mode of locomotion (on hands and knees or dragging the body); "a crawl was all that the injured man could manage"; "the traffic moved at a creep"
(synonym) crawling, creep, creeping
(hypernym) locomotion, travel
(derivation) creep

1. move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground; "The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed"
(synonym) creep
(hypernym) travel, go, move, locomote
(hyponym) formicate
(derivation) crawling, creep, creeping
2. feel as if crawling with insects; "My skin crawled--I was terrified"
(hypernym) feel
3. be crawling with; "The old cheese was crawling with maggots"
(hypernym) teem, pullulate, swarm
4. show submission or fear
(synonym) fawn, creep, cringe, cower, grovel
(hypernym) bend, flex
(derivation) sycophant, toady, crawler, lackey
5. swim by doing the crawl; "European children learn the breast stroke; they often don't know how to crawl"
(hypernym) swim
(derivation) front crawl, Australian crawl
(classification) water sport, aquatics

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