Definition of Crawly

1. a. Creepy.



Definition of Crawly

1. Adjective. Having a sensation of being covered in moving things such as insects ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Crawly

1. creepy [adj CRAWLIER, CRAWLIEST] - See also: creepy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crawly

crawl spaces
crawl with
crawlable
crawled
crawler
crawlers
crawlier
crawliest
crawling
crawlingly
crawls
crawlspace
crawlspaces
crawlway
crawlways
crawly (current term)
craws
crawthumper
cray
craye
crayer
crayers
crayes
crayfish
crayfisher
crayfisheries
crayfisherman
crayfishermen
crayfishers
crayfishery

Literary usage of Crawly

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Pat M'Carty, Farmer, of Antrim: His Rhymes, with a Setting by John Stevenson (1905)
"It matters not that an object may have wings neatly tucked away under elytra—the means are not visible — therefore it is creepy-crawly. ..."

2. Christian Science and the Ordinary Man: A Discussion of Some of the by Walter Stewart Harris (1917)
"The other day I was looking through a microscope, and while a cure for tuberculosis has never been yet discovered, I think I know, and have seen, a crawly ..."

3. The Law Reports. Privy Council Appeals: Cases Heard and Determined by the by Herbert Cowell, Edmund F. Moore, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords (1869)
"THE They must be satisfied with their remedy against crawly. ... The circumstances are these:—Inadequacy of the price given by crawly; Wirsing, ..."

4. Pat M'Carty, Farmer, of Antrim: His Rhymes, with a Setting by John Stevenson (1905)
"It matters not that an object may have wings neatly tucked away under elytra—the means are not visible — therefore it is creepy-crawly. ..."

5. Christian Science and the Ordinary Man: A Discussion of Some of the by Walter Stewart Harris (1917)
"The other day I was looking through a microscope, and while a cure for tuberculosis has never been yet discovered, I think I know, and have seen, a crawly ..."

6. The Law Reports. Privy Council Appeals: Cases Heard and Determined by the by Herbert Cowell, Edmund F. Moore, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords (1869)
"THE They must be satisfied with their remedy against crawly. ... The circumstances are these:—Inadequacy of the price given by crawly; Wirsing, ..."

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