[ kree-ping ]
/ ˈkri pɪŋ /


Slang. the act or practice of following someone persistently or stealthily, especially online: Twitter and LinkedIn creeping is a normal part of my day.


advancing or developing gradually so as to infringe on or supplant something else: creeping inflation;creeping socialism.

Origin of creeping Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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