Definition of 'creepy'
Example sentences containing 'creepy'
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It was about 11pm so a bit creepy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is definitely something creepy going on in that house. The Sun (2012)Seems a bit creepy to be sitting here scribbling away about the people around me. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It brought back a lot of memories and was really a genuinely creepy place to be. The Sun (2007)Maybe all writers have something creepy about them. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Adults tend to think it is a bit creepy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That creepy guy you caught staring at your pregnant wife? Times, Sunday Times (2013)He was really creepy and there is no doubt he wanted to get me in that car. The Sun (2008)It was as if we were doing something a bit creepy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Which is a slightly creepy feeling. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Some of them are really creepy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But the evil ghost follows them, in this creepy horror sequel. The Sun (2006)This is different - and slightly less creepy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There seems to be something a bit... creepy about lots of men who do. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Not only did filming my daily life feel creepy and intrusive; the footage itself was incredibly dull. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A young family discover they are not alone in their creepy old house. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A family move into a creepy old house and discover a parallel universe with its own perils. The Sun (2009)By having signals mixed up in their brains, volunteers were made to feel that a creepy presence was behind them. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Typically creepy, atmospheric horror noir. The Sun (2015)I have to say, my behaviour feels a bit creepy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A magical, slightly creepy app that will identify any song by simply listening to it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A newlywed couple buy a creepy old house, which they hope to turn into their dream home. The Sun (2010)The creepy butler guy... didn't he murder somebody? Times, Sunday Times (2014)But that means it is always listening, which for some may raise privacy concerns - or just feel a bit creepy. The Sun (2016)
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Used Occasionally. creepy is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'creepy'
British English: creepy ADJECTIVE
If you say that something or someone is creepy, you mean they make you feel very nervous or frightened.
There were certain places that were really creepy at night.
Definition of creepy from the Collins English Dictionary
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