1. [ adjective ] used of traffic
Synonyms: bumper-to-bumper

"bumper-to-bumper traffic"

Related terms: slow
2. [ adjective ] moving or progressing very slowly or laboriously especially by or as if by dragging the body along close to the ground
Synonyms: creeping

"a riverbank full of crawling crocodiles" "a creeping tractor"

Related terms: moving
3. [ noun ] a slow creeping mode of locomotion (on hands and knees or dragging the body)
Synonyms: creep creeping crawl

"a crawl was all that the injured man could manage" "the traffic moved at a creep"

Related terms: locomotion crawl
Similar spelling:   crawl_in