Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of creeper.

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Examples

  • “The shoes were called creepers and they were very cool.”

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  • Among the creepers are the Crimson Rambler Rose and the Honeysuckle.

    A Woman's Hardy Garden

  • The creepers are a great advantage in the matter of speed, but they need long points.

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  • I lifted my head a little and peeped over a mass of creepers; beyond the creepers was a dense bush of sharp-pointed aloes, of that kind of which the leaves project laterally, and on the other side of the aloes, not fifteen paces from us, I made out the horns, neck, and the ridge of the back of a tremendous old bull.

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  • But while most of the foliage is gaining in brilliancy, bare limbs are already seen here and there; the Virginia creepers are all but leafless, so are the black walnuts; and the balm of Gilead poplar is losing its large leaves.

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  • I noticed another peculiarity, -- there was little underbrush, little of the luxuriance of vines and creepers, which is so striking in an African forest.

    Found and Lost

  • I noticed another peculiarity, — there was little underbrush, little of the luxuriance of vines and creepers, which is so striking in an African forest.

    Found and Lost

  • It bemuses me that kids speak of Facebook "creepers", as in somebody who actually turns up to read your page outside of the audience they intended.

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  • All the hardy seeds, such as creepers, retain their germinating power, but the softer kinds, among which is the mangostin, are destroyed in the passage.

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  • I have heard that far away in New Zealand, travellers who try to make their way through the great tangle of trees and creepers which is called the "Bush," speak of the silence and loneliness of the dense forests as dreadful, and they particularly mention that there is no voice of bird to be heard there.

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