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1crawl/ˈkrɑːl̟/verb
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1crawl
/ˈkrɑːl̟/
verb
crawlscrawledcrawling
Learner's definition of CRAWL  
[no object] 
: to move on your hands and knees
   b : to move with the body close to or on the ground
[no object] : to move slowly
   b [+ object] : to move slowly on, across, or through (something)
[no object] : to be full of many people, insects, animals, etc.— usually used in the phrase be crawling with
[no object]British, informal + disapproving : to be extremely nice to someone in order to get approval or some advantage for yourself

come/go crawling to

informal
◊ If you come/go crawling (back) to someone, you go to someone for help or approval in a way that shows you are weak or sorry for what you have done.

crawl out of the woodwork

— see woodwork

make your skin/flesh crawl

◊ If something makes your skin/flesh crawl, it causes you to have an uncomfortable feeling of fear or disgust.

— crawler

/ˈkrɑːlɚ/noun,pluralcrawlers[count]
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2crawl
/ˈkrɑːl/
noun
Learner's definition of CRAWL  
[singular]
: a very slow speed
: a way of swimming in which the swimmer lies facing down in the water and moves first one arm over the head and then the other while kicking the legs
— see also pub crawl
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