creep´i|ness

creep´i|ness
creep|y «KREE pee», adjective, creep|i|er, creep|i|est.
1. having a feeling of horror, as if things were creeping over one's skin; frightened: »

Ghost stories make some children creepy.

2. causing such a feeling: »

The wind howling through the old house was creepy. The stillness was awful creepy and uncomfortable (Mark Twain).

3. moving slowly; creeping.
creep´i|ly, adverb.
creep´i|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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