crawl - definition and synonyms

noun 

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/krɔːl/
  1. 1
    [singular] a very slow speed at which a vehicle moves forwards

    The traffic had slowed to a crawl.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] a fast style of swimming in which you lie on your front and move one arm over your head and then the other while kicking your legs