Definition of creepy adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈkriːpi//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkriːpi//
    (creepier, creepiest) (informal) Fear
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  1. 1causing an unpleasant feeling of fear or slight horror synonym scary a creepy ghost story It's kind of creepy down in the cellar! See related entries: Fear
  2. 2strange in a way that makes you feel nervous synonym spooky What a creepy coincidence.
  3. Extra examples It feels a bit creepy in here. That guy is just creepy. It’s kind of creepy down in the cellar! a creepy little man with a nervous tic
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: creepy

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