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Slang definitions & phrases for -creep


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A gradual increase in the thing named: My cost-of-living allowance put me into bracket-creep on my income tax/ In Somalia we saw mission-creep (1980s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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