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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. any plant (as ivy or periwinkle) that grows by creeping;

2. a person who crawls or creeps along the ground;
[syn: crawler, creeper]

3. 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;
[syn: creeper, tree creeper]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Creeper \Creep"er\ (kr[=e]p"[~e]r), n. 1. One who, or that which, creeps; any creeping thing. [1913 Webster] Standing waters are most unwholesome, . . . full of mites, creepers; slimy, muddy, unclean. --Burton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A plant that clings by rootlets, or by tendrils, to the ground, or to trees, etc.; as, the Virginia creeper (Ampelopsis quinquefolia). [1913 Webster] 3. (Zool.) A small bird of the genus Certhia, allied to the wrens. The brown or common European creeper is Certhia familiaris, a variety of which (var. Americana) inhabits America; -- called also tree creeper and creeptree. The American black and white creeper is Mniotilta varia. [1913 Webster] 4. A kind of patten mounted on short pieces of iron instead of rings; also, a fixture with iron points worn on a shoe to prevent one from slipping. [1913 Webster] 5. pl. A spurlike device strapped to the boot, which enables one to climb a tree or pole; -- called often telegraph creepers. [1913 Webster] 6. A small, low iron, or dog, between the andirons. [1913 Webster] 7. pl. An instrument with iron hooks or claws for dragging at the bottom of a well, or any other body of water, and bringing up what may lie there. [1913 Webster] 8. Any device for causing material to move steadily from one part of a machine to another, as an apron in a carding machine, or an inner spiral in a grain screen. [1913 Webster] 9. pl. (Arch.) Crockets. See Crocket. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

creeper n 1: any plant (as ivy or periwinkle) that grows by creeping 2: a person who crawls or creeps along the ground [syn: crawler, creeper] 3: 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 [syn: creeper, tree creeper]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

54 Moby Thesaurus words for "creeper": algae, autophyte, bean, bracken, brown algae, climber, conferva, confervoid, diatom, fern, fruits and vegetables, fucus, fungus, grapevine, green algae, gulfweed, herb, heterophyte, ivy, kelp, legume, lentil, liana, lichen, liverwort, mold, moss, mushroom, parasite, parasitic plant, pea, perthophyte, phytoplankton, planktonic algae, plant families, puffball, pulse, red algae, rockweed, rust, saprophyte, sargasso, sargassum, sea lentil, sea moss, sea wrack, seaweed, smut, succulent, toadstool, vetch, vine, wort, wrack