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crawly

[ kraw-lee ]
/ 藞kr蓴 li /
Informal.
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adjective, crawl路i路er, crawl路i路est.
that crawls; noting or describing things, as worms or insects, that crawl, especially imparting a queasy feeling; creepy.
noun, plural crawl路ies.
a crawling insect, small reptile, etc.
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Origin of crawly

First recorded in 1855鈥60; crawl1 + -y1
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British Dictionary definitions for crawly

crawly
/ (藞kr蓴藧l瑟) /

adjective crawlier or crawliest
informal feeling or causing a sensation like creatures crawling on one's skin
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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