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noun     creep pronunciation in American English
/krip/
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singularcreep
pluralcreeps
  1. 1
    [countable] informal an unpleasant person

    I thought he was a nasty little creep.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] a slow and gradual change or movement
  3. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
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    used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

    The least accepting of the Christmas creep was the 45 to 60 age group.

    Submitted by Kerry from United Kingdom on 12/08/2015
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