adjective, creep·i·er, creep·i·est.
- creeping jennie,
- creeping jesus,
- creeping juniper,
- creeping thistle,
Origin of creepy
Examples from the Web for creepy
And we can listen to the pathetic, creepy bravado of a former vice president, wrong on nearly every decision he made.
Creepy thing to wrap up in festive paper and a bow and give to a newborn baby, yeah?
Private schools have a way of being a magnet for scandals for the creepy, inappropriate adults who run them.
A prime example of creepy camouflage is thinking of harassment as compliments.
Hollaback is right to shine a light on these creepy comments from creepy strangers.
A creepy, shivery feeling runs up and down my spine; a fear of which I am ashamed seizes upon me.The Best Psychic Stories|Various
It sort of scares me, Steve—it's so creepy and crawly looking.Spacehounds of IPC|Edward Elmer Smith
The contention that the stories are creepy is but the contention of a moralist.Literature for Children|Orton Lowe
You are the only man alive who can make the map of England crawl with life; a most creepy and enviable accomplishment.What's Wrong With The World|G.K. Chesterton
Creepy, ingenious, original, and more than clever they all are.Trilby|George Du Maurier
adjective creepier or creepiest
1794, "characterized by creeping," from creep + -y (2). Meaning "having a creeping feeling in the flesh" is from 1831; that of producing such a feeling, the main modern sense, is from 1858. Creepy-crawly is from 1858.