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Definition of Crawl


  1. To move slowly by drawing the body along the ground, as a worm; to move slowly on hands and knees; to creep.
  2. to move or advance in a feeble, slow, or timorous manner.
  3. To advance slowly and furtively; to insinuate one's self; to advance or gain influence by servile or obsequious conduct.
  4. To have a sensation as of insect creeping over the body; as, the flesh crawls. See Creep, v. i., 7.
  5. The act or motion of crawling; slow motion, as of a creeping animal.
  6. A pen or inclosure of stakes and hurdles on the seacoast, for holding fish.
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Crawl Translations

crawl in Afrikaans is kruip
crawl in Danish is krybe
crawl in Dutch is kruipen
crawl in French is ramper
crawl in German is kraule, kriechen
crawl in Latin is repo repsi reptum
crawl in Portuguese is rastejamento
crawl in Spanish is arrastrarse