Synonyms for Creeping:


given to creeping (adjective)
prostrate, procumbent, serpentine, horizontal, spreading, trailing, Clinging, recumbent.
in the act of creeping (adjective)
dragging, writhing, sneaking, crawling, groveling.
slow (adjective)
lingering, Trudging, dawdling, leisurely, slow, phlegmatic, poky, Loitering, sluggish, Delaying, slowpoke, crawling, dragging, plodding, lethargic.


groveling, bare, androgynous, biennial, aquatic, sneaking, algal, arboreal, lagging, aromatic, bushy, writhing, barren, staggering. creeping (noun)
crawl, moving, crawling, creep.


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

Other synonyms:

biennial, aromatic, dwarf, barren, bushy, algal, drag by. creep up on. drag. Other relevant words:
procumbent, dwarf, barren, lagging, crawl, sneaking, aromatic, crawling, serpentine, creep, moving, trailing, groveling, staggering.

Usage examples for creeping

  1. It seemed to Helen Thurwell then that a change was creeping into her life. – The New Tenant by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  2. " It is, indeed, strange," I said, feeling cold chills creeping over me. – Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life by Ann S. Stephens
  3. And I went creeping and the Maid to follow likewise. – The Night Land by William Hope Hodgson