creepazoid

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

creep + -a- + -(z)oid, possibly as a variant of creepoid.

Adjective[edit]

creepazoid (comparative more creepazoid, superlative most creepazoid)

  1. (slang) Creepy.
    • 1990, Gloria Nagy, A House in the Hamptons, Delacorte Press (1990), page 121:
      Well, it's this great big old spooky house just off the Highway before East Hampton and a real creepazoid kinda handyman type lets me in and no lights on, like a Boris Karloff movie or somethin'.
    • 2008, Leslie Kelly, Heated Rush, Harlequin (2008), ISBN 9781426818929, page 41:
      She wanted him physically, as she hadn't wanted anyone in a long time. Including her creepazoid ex.
    • 2011, Christy Reece, Sweet Reward, Ballantine Books (2012), ISBN 9780345524096, page 271:
      Not only because she was buying clothes to entice a creepazoid criminal to sleep with her, but because she was still so furious with Jared.
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Noun[edit]

creepazoid (plural creepazoids)

  1. (slang) A creepy person or creature.
    • 2005, William Bernhardt, Dark Eye, Ballantine Books (2006), ISBN 0345470168, page 230:
      [] According to this book, the public image of Poe as this ghoulish creepazoid is inaccurate. His work was creepy, but he wasn't."
    • 2010, Robin Benway, The Extraordinary Secrets of April, May, & June, Razorbill (2010), ISBN 9781101458945, unnumbered page:
      “What sort of stalker creepazoid does that?”
    • 2012, Anton Strout, Alchemystic, Ace (2012), ISBN 9781101589649, unnumbered page:
      "Like hell, I don't," he said. "I don't want to see my roommate get killed. You know how hard it was to find someone who wasn't a Craigslist creepazoid in the first place? []
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