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Skeevy sort (5 letter answer)

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The answer CREEP is common and appears about once every 325 puzzles.

Related Clues

Eccentric one
Odious one
Repugnant one
Unpopular one
Unsavory one
Advance slowly
Eccentric person
Emulate ivy
Fawn; cringe
Inch along
Move stealthily
Pussyfoot around?
Real stinker
Sleazy sort
Tread stealthily
Unwelcome person
___ up on (surprise)
Emulate Swee' Pea
Go on all fours
Grow like ivy
Hardly Mr. Right
Move like ivy
Peeping Tom, e.g.
Progress little by little
Definitely not Mr. Right
Nixon's infamous '72 org.
Unlikely candidate for Mr. Right
Someone who gives you the willies


CREEP as a noun:

1. (creep, weirdo, weirdie, weirdy, spook) = someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
2. a slow longitudinal movement or deformation
3. a pen that is fenced so that young animals can enter but adults cannot
4. (crawl, crawling, creep, creeping) = a slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body; "a crawl was all that the injured man could manage"; "the traffic moved at a creep"

CREEP as a verb:

1. (crawl, creep) = move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground; "The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed"
2. (sneak, mouse, creep, pussyfoot) = to go stealthily or furtively; "..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor's house"
3. (grow over, creep) = grow in such a way as to cover (a building); "ivy grew over the walls of the university buildings"
4. (fawn, crawl, creep, cringe, cower, grovel) = show submission or fear