how to pronounce creeper


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the above transcription of creeper is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

creeper is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of creeper in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… of the creeper pairs Phi becomes nonzero …”

meanings of creeper


  1. An instrument with iron hooks or claws for dredging up items from a well or other water.
  2. A low-profile wheeled platform whereupon an auto mechanic may lie on their back and gain better access to the underbody of a vehicle.
  3. A kind of shoe, usually with a suede upper and a thick crepe sole, associated with various 20th-century subcultures.
  4. A spur-like device strapped to the boot to facilitate climbing.
  5. A device which allows a small child to safely roam around a room from a seated or standing position.
  6. Any device for causing material to move steadily from one part of a machine to another, such as an apron in a carding machine, or an inner spiral in a grain screen.
  7. A metal plate with spikes, designed to be worn with shoes to prevent slipping.
  8. A small four-hooked grapnel used to recover objects dropped onto the sea bed.
  9. A ball that travels low, near ground level.
  10. Any plant (as ivy or periwinkle) that grows by creeping; especially a climbing plant of the genus Parthenocissus.
  11. A one-piece garment for infants designed to facilitate access to the wearer's diaper.
  12. A treecreeper.
  13. A person or a thing that crawls or creeps.
  14. A person who creeps people out; a creepy person.
  15. A small low iron, or dog, between the andirons.
  16. The lowest gear of a tractor or truck.

creeper frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word creeper occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics creeper can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that creeper can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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