creepy-crawly

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

creepy-crawly (plural creepy-crawlies)

  1. Any small crawling animal such as a spider, insect or worm.
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Kreepy Krauly, brand name, from Etymology 1

Noun[edit]

creepy-crawly (plural creepy-crawlies)

  1. (Australia, informal, trademark erosion) an automated suction pool cleaner.