What does the word crawl mean?

    Part of speech: verb intransitive

  • To move as a worm; move slowly; creep.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Crawlingly.

Usage examples for crawl

  1. In this situation he was still trying to crawl along; but not a murmur escaped him, though he was only about twelve years old. – A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett, of the State of Tennessee. by Davy Crockett
  2. But to crawl out now meant but one thing- The Chair! – O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921 by Various
  3. I wanted to run, or crawl under the bench or something. – The Turner Twins by Ralph Henry Barbour