creepy-crawly creepy-crawly

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an animal that creeps or crawls (such as worms or spiders or insects)
  2. (adj) causing a sensation as of things crawling on your skin

Usage(s):

  • Prosecutors, who gave the Black Widow her creepy-crawly nickname, say she bumped off her family for the insurance money.

News

  1. Summertime biology camp helps children 'Explore Life'

    HUNTINGTON -- Summer learning took a creepy-crawly turn this week at Mountwest Community and Technical College.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Huntington Herald-Dispatch

  2. Gypsy moths invade False Cape State Park

    VIRGINIA BEACH – A creepy-crawly invasion has state agencies busy as they work to treat False Cape State Park for gypsy moths . The moths, which can tear through tree bark, started to show up in large numbers at False Cape about 10 years ago. On Monday, the Department of Conservation, US Forestry Service, and Deptartment of Agriculture sent planes to treat about 3,800 acres of the park. The ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: 13 News, WVEC Hampton Roads

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