creek noun definition in Rivers and lakes topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

creek

 noun: Rivers and lakes topic
1 (British English) a narrow area of water where the sea flows into the land They drove to the little creek where they kept their fishing boat.2 (North American English, Australian English, New Zealand English) a small river or stream Sandy Creek He stood on the steep bank above Ray’s Creek.(informal) in a difficult or bad situation I was really up the creek without my car.