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Synonyms for creepy-crawly

an animal that creeps or crawls (such as worms or spiders or insects)

causing a sensation as of things crawling on your skin


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This ancient creepy-crawly was very different from today's land-dwelling scorpions.
With rows breaking out all over the place and food in short supply, every snake, creepy-crawly and rat within a 10-mile radius has probably fled in terror at their peace and quiet being disrupted.
Named after the sluglike creepy-crawly from the Moomins storybooks, the bollard was fixed outside a B&B in Warkworth, near Alnwick.
These creepy-crawly machines could be used to locate land mines, repair hard-to-reach machinery, and diagnose and treat diseases.
This creepy-crawly treat tastes like a caramel apple
An amazing, fact-filled look at the science of creepy-crawly critters, sure to delight young readers eager to learn more about these ubiquitous tiny creatures.
There will also be a take-home pack full of creepy-crawly children's activities, English Nature wildlife gardening leaflets and top tips for protecting plants from slugs and snails without chemicals.
Nestle is also launching products for Halloween--the Orange Smarties Chocolate Pumpkin, a foil-wrapped milk chocolate pumpkin filled with orange Smarties; and Rowntree Slimy Spooks, fruit-flavoured creepy-crawly jellies.
They get a creepy-crawly feeling, and they can't get to sleep until their legs kind of settle down,'' said Brandes, who mentioned that treatment is available for the common but seldom-diagnosed affliction.
PLEASANT HILL - A creepy-crawly Halloween-themed event, `Little Forest of Horrors,' will be held Saturday from 5 p.
The art: fantastic overall, as one would expect, almost all of it by '60s artists (an exception, Louise Bourgeois; some of her most celebrated pieces occupy a creepy-crawly, decor-by-Miss-Havisham "attic" gallery, an ideal milieu for her art).
DANNIELLA Westbrook was tonight contemplating the prospect of a creepy-crawly shower after being selected for the task by I'm A Celebrity viewers.
She was so disgusted by its writhing, creepy-crawly form that she could not face lettuce for a long time.
In fact, the 30 year-old mother-of-two from Rugeley, Staffordshire, would normally run a mile rather than handle a creepy-crawly.
There's plenty of opportunity, then, for pastiche a la Jerry Robbins and Hermes Pan from the bar's loucke regulars, and all manner of slithery, slimy, creepy-crawly movement motifs from the swamp things that inhabit Platee's damp domain.