- creep up on,
- creeping bent grass,
- creeping cinquefoil,
- creeping eruption
Origin of creeper
Examples from the Web for creeper
The streets beyond were exotic, dangerous, strange—shanties and creeper weed, the mountains marking the horizon.How Gabriel Garcia Marquez Brought Down Samuel Zemurray, the Banana King|Rich Cohen|June 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The third year the stem forks three ways and bears three leaves, each formed of five parts, much like the Virginia creeper.Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants|A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
I may mention that mine is mixed with Virginian creeper on wires, and the effect may easily be imagined.
The delicate Virginia creeper was almost minded to put forth its scarlet buds again.Quite So|Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Old English creopera "one who creeps," agent noun from creep (v.). Also see creep (n.). Meaning "lice" is from 1570s; of certain birds from 1660s; of certain plants from 1620s.