creepy-crawly definition

  • noun:
    • Informal One, such as a spider, insect, or worm, that crawls.
    • Informal A sensation of concern, repugnance, or stressed agitation.
    • Any little crawling pet particularly a spider, insect or worm.
    • an automated suction pool cleaner.
    • an animal that creeps or crawls (particularly worms or spiders or bugs)
  • adjective:
    • causing a sensation at the time of things crawling on the epidermis

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