creeps creeps  /ˈkrips/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a disease of cattle and sheep attributed to a dietary deficiency; characterized by anemia and softening of the bones and a slow stiff gait
  2. (n) a feeling of fear and revulsion

Usage(s):

  1. Hailing from Oxford, this art-rock quintet spins futuristic songs about the disillusioned and the disoriented, about aliens and creepsbut often with a glimmer of hope.
  2. The more he goes on about children, the more he gives you the creeps.
  3. Take that, litigious little creeps.

News

  1. Police: Pair used homicide victim's cellphone to update Facebook

    Two friends charged in the killing of a 19-year-old Indiana woman allegedly tried to keep police off their tracks by using the victim's cellphone to post an update on her Facebook account hinting that she was being followed by "creeps," according to court documents.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WLWT-TV Cincinnati

  2. Letter: Have we forgotten the Constitution?

    Editor: As Socialism slowly creeps ahead and our Constitution continues to be shredded, when are we, as Americans, going to say enough is enough?
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Elko Daily Free Press

  3. Would You Wear This Air Conditioning Hat if It Actually Worked?

    As the summer creeps closer and closer and you start preparing for the warmer weather, would you seriously consider wearing a hat with a tiny built-in air conditioner if it actually kept you comfortable? The Cool Smile might look similar to the fan-equipped cap you wore as a kid, but instead of spinning blades it uses a thermoelectric AA-powered device to draw warmth from your head into an ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Gizmodo

Quotes

  1. "It's mental, I think it's negative thinking that creeps back in your mind," Gagne said Saturday. "It's a matter of going out there and executing your pitches, not thinking results and I'm thinking results. I'm going out there thinking three...
    on Dec 8, 2007 By: Eric Gagne Source: KSL-TV

  2. "If you have confidence in what you're doing, there shouldn't be pressure," Piniella said. "If you don't have confidence, that's when the pressure creeps in a little bit. The Dodgers have a little leeway, we don't have any."
    on Oct 3, 2008 By: Lou Piniella Source: USA Today

  3. "It was a little different watching from afar. The appetite and the passion that creeps in when you coach hopefully comes out tomorrow. I expect it to," Quenneville said.
    on Oct 17, 2008 By: Joel Quenneville Source: International Herald Tribune

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