Adjective "Crawly" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


  1. 'Someone gave me a set, and they immediately hatched into hundreds of awful little crawly things with big teeth and millions of incessantly moving legs.'
  2. 'The hair on the back of my neck began to do that crawly thing.'


adjective, crawlier, crawliest.

1. that crawls; noting or describing things, as worms or insects, that crawl, especially imparting a queasy feeling; creepy.

noun, plural crawlies.

2. a crawling insect, small reptile, etc.