- 1[countable] (informal) a person that you dislike very much and find very unpleasant He's a nasty little creep!
- 2 [uncountable] (in compounds) (often disapproving) the development of a project beyond the goal that was originally agreed The World Bank has been accused of mission creep when seeking to address these concerns. Idioms
to make someone feel nervous and slightly frightened, especially because someone or something is unpleasant or strange This old house gives me the creeps.
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