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noun     creep pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [countable] informal an unpleasant person, especially someone who tries to please or impress people in authority

    I thought he was a nasty little creep.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] a slow and gradual change or movement

    Something that all drivers experience is the gradual creep of the development of bad habits.

    the inevitable creep of urban sprawl

  3. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    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

mic drop

the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it

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