Definition of "crawling" []

  • A defect in freshly applied paint or varnish characterized by bare patches and ridging (noun)
  • Present participle of crawl. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "crawling" in a sentence
  • "Always before Peter had come home lipperty-lipperty-lipperty-lip, but now he was crawling, actually _crawling_!"
  • "When the kerb-crawling is banished, what happens to the street workers?"
  • "On the instant my flesh was creeping and crawling from the harsh contact."