creepy crawler

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creepy-crawly +‎ -er



creepy crawler (plural creepy crawlers)

  1. (informal) Synonym of creepy-crawly
    • 1999, Mona the Vampire, "The Dreaded Human Spider" (season 1, episode 5a):
      Lily: I couldn't just abandon my friends to this creepy crawler!
    • 2007, Linda Ladd, Dark Places, Pinnacle Books, →ISBN:
      I'd never been afraid of creepy crawlers before, ...
    • 2008, Debi Toporoff, When God Came Down, Tate Publishing, →ISBN, page 33:
      They happen to be those creepy crawlers. Those animals could not come into the garden for the time being, but as sure as I kept hanging there in mid air, one of those crawlers would find its way into the garden.
    • 2009, Grace Templeton, Katherine's Quest, Xlibris Corporation, →ISBN:
      “After the nice place is a more evil place, a desert filled with caves and creepy black mansions. It is filled with ghosts, trolls, evil wizards and witches, pirates living in the murky waters, and terrible traps and poisonous creepy crawlers everywhere.
    • 2011, Patricia Monasmith, Unearthed: Digging the Jewels of Sobriety from the Trenches of Addiction, iUniverse, →ISBN:
      When he opened the front door, there were several of these creepy crawlers exploring our entry way.
    • 2012, A. Rodriguez, Johnny the Eternal: A Dawn in Darkness, iUniverse, →ISBN:
      Besides angels and demons type creatures, he especially had an obsession with creepy crawlers and all those insects that would make anybody run away in a really crazed fashion.