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Definition of leopard-crawl verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

leopard-crawl

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈlepəd krɔːl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlepərd krɔːl//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they leopard-crawl
BrE BrE//ˈlepəd krɔːl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlepərd krɔːl//
 
he / she / it leopard-crawls
BrE BrE//ˈlepəd krɔːlz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlepərd krɔːlz//
 
past simple leopard-crawled
BrE BrE//ˈlepəd krɔːld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlepərd krɔːld//
 
past participle leopard-crawled
BrE BrE//ˈlepəd krɔːld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlepərd krɔːld//
 
-ing form leopard-crawling
BrE BrE//ˈlepəd krɔːlɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlepərd krɔːlɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive] + adv./prep. (South African English) (often used about soldiers) to move with your body as close to the ground as possible, using your elbows and knees to push you forward