Definition: Meaning of, creeper in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈkriːpə /

  • noun
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creeper creepers
  1. a plant that grows up trees or walls, or along the ground
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creeper used in phrases

  • American creeper (noun)
    1. a common creeper in North America with a down-curved bill
  • European creeper (noun)
    1. common European brown-and-buff tree creeper with down-curved bill
  • Virginia creeper (noun)
    1. common North American vine with compound leaves and bluish-black berrylike fruit
  • brown creeper (noun)
    1. a common creeper in North America with a down-curved bill
  • canary creeper (noun)
    1. a climber having flowers that are the colour of canaries
  • emerald creeper (noun)
    1. vigorous Philippine evergreen twining liana; grown for spectacular festoons of green flowers that resemble lobster claws
  • giant potato creeper (noun)
    1. vine of Costa Rica sparsely armed with hooklike spines and having large lilac-blue flowers
  • tree creeper (noun)
    1. any of various small insectivorous birds of the northern hemisphere that climb up a tree trunk supporting themselves on stiff tail feathers and their feet
    2. any of numerous South American and Central American birds with a curved bill and stiffened tail feathers that climb and feed like woodpeckers
  • trumpet creeper (noun)
    1. a North American woody vine having pinnate leaves and large red trumpet-shaped flowers
  • virginia creeper (noun)
    1. a garden plant that grows up walls and has large leaves that turn deep red in autumn
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