Associations to the word «Crawl»

Pictures for the word «Crawl»


CRAWL, verb. (intransitive) To creep; to move slowly on hands and knees, or by dragging the body along the ground.
CRAWL, verb. (intransitive) To move forward slowly, with frequent stops.
CRAWL, verb. (intransitive) To act in a servile manner.
CRAWL, verb. (intransitive) (with "with") See crawl with.
CRAWL, verb. (intransitive) To feel a swarming sensation.
CRAWL, verb. (intransitive) To swim using the crawl stroke.
CRAWL, verb. (transitive) To move over an area on hands and knees.
CRAWL, verb. (intransitive) To visit while becoming inebriated.
CRAWL, verb. (transitive) To visit files or web sites in order to index them for searching.
CRAWL, noun. The act of moving slowly on hands and knees etc, or with frequent stops
CRAWL, noun. A rapid swimming stroke with alternate overarm strokes and a fluttering kick
CRAWL, noun. (television) (film) A piece of horizontally scrolling text overlaid on the main image.
CRAWL, noun. A pen or enclosure of stakes and hurdles for holding fish.
CRAWL OVER EACH OTHER, verb. (idiom) To compete with others eagerly or fiercely in pursuit of the same goal(s).
CRAWL SPACE, noun. A narrow opening underneath the bottom of a building (or storey) used to give access to pipes, cables and other utilities
CRAWL SPACES, noun. Plural of crawl space
CRAWL WITH, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To include or be covered with swarms or large numbers of (something, especially insects or people); to have in great numbers or multitudes.

Dictionary definition

CRAWL, noun. A very slow movement; "the traffic advanced at a crawl".
CRAWL, noun. A swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick.
CRAWL, noun. A slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body; "a crawl was all that the injured man could manage"; "the traffic moved at a creep".
CRAWL, verb. Move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground; "The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed".
CRAWL, verb. Feel as if crawling with insects; "My skin crawled--I was terrified".
CRAWL, verb. Be full of; "The old cheese was crawling with maggots".
CRAWL, verb. Show submission or fear.
CRAWL, verb. Swim by doing the crawl; "European children learn the breast stroke; they often don't know how to crawl".

Wise words

The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.
Mark Twain