Synonyms for Crawling:


abounding (adjective)
plentiful, overrun, jammed, teeming.
creeping (adjective)
slow (adjective)
dragging, poky, lethargic, lingering, plodding, Loitering, sluggish, slow, dawdling, slowpoke, phlegmatic, leisurely, creeping, Trudging, Delaying.


abounding (noun)
plentiful, overrun, jammed, teeming.
act (noun)
crawl, creep, creeping.
crawling (noun)
bumper-to-bumper, creeping, slow, moving, creep, crawl.
sensation (noun)
roughness, stinging, itchiness, Creepiness, titillation, smoothness, Prickliness.


slowing (verb)
slowing, poking, hindering, Retarding.

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Other relevant words:
crawl, creeping, bumper-to-bumper, moving, jammed, creep, teeming.

Usage examples for crawling

  1. Our artillery barrage, which was very heavy and wide, moved forward at a slow crawling pace, but it could not easily be followed. – From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917 by Philip Gibbs
  2. I hate crawling especially to Hilda's mother and people like that, but if you like to do it you can. – Lalage's Lovers 1911 by George A. Birmingham
  3. Besides, she thinks the whole galaxy is fairly crawling with double- Primes. – The Galaxy Primes by Edward Elmer Smith