|1.||[ adjective ] used of traffic|
|2.||[ adjective ] moving or progressing very slowly or laboriously especially by or as if by dragging the body along close to the ground|
"a riverbank full of crawling crocodiles" "a creeping tractor"
|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|