Definition of creeping:
creep, dwarf, snaillike, algal, spreading, laggard, vertical, unhurried, arboreal, aromatic, serpentine, moving, dallying, prostrate, lagging, weirdie, writhing, snail-paced, languid, barren, tardy, creep up on, front crawl, sneaking, horizontal, groveling, crawling, recumbent, spook, staggering, drag by, aquatic, dillydallying, androgynous, biennial, procumbent, weirdo, bushy, clinging, upright, weirdy, trailing, crawl, dilatory, drag, bare, standing.
- slow (part of speech: adjective)
- slowing (part of speech: verb)
We landed on one side, and ordered the boat to meet us on the other side; but had not been long on shore before we saw some ducks, which, by their creeping through the bushes, we got a shot at, and killed one.- "A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1", James Cook.
- "The Mad Planet", Murray Leinster.
- "Steve Young", George Manville Fenn.