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Definition of "crawly" []

  • Informal Creepy. (adjective)
  • Informal Feeling as if covered with moving things. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "crawly" in a sentence
  • "Mason had come armed with a handful of wild barley-grass, or "crawly", as it was better known among the boys."
  • "Of literary art there is little, of invention considerable; and while the style is to a certain extent unformed and immature, it is neither feeble nor obscure, and admirably serves the author's purpose of creating what the children call a "crawly" impression."
  • "* Tingling or numbness in the hands, face, feet or mouth (paresthesia) * Feelings of "crawly," "itchy," or "cringy" skin sensations."
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