creepy-crawly

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Noun[change]

Singular
creepy-crawly

Plural
creepy-crawlies

  1. (informal) A creepy-crawly is a small animal that crawls, such as an insect, spider, or worm; this word describes the way these animals move.
    While most people are disgusted by creepy-crawlies, some find them interesting.

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