move slowly with the body close to the ground, or on the hands and knees
try to win the favor of sb in a powerful position by being too nice to them
a very slow movement or speed
a rapid way of swimming while lying on one's stomach, moving first one arm and then the other over one's head
"the traffic advanced at a crawl"
"a crawl was all that the injured man could manage"
"the traffic moved at a creep"
"The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed"
"My skin crawled--I was terrified"
"The old cheese was crawling with maggots"
"European children learn the breast stroke; they often don't know how to crawl"
A real crawl, moving along deliberately with his tummy right off the floor, is very unusual before six months.
出自： P. Leach
Time slowed to an inchworm's crawl.
出自： S. King
Slow crawl'd the snail.
出自： J. Gay
My grandson, nearly a year old,..had hardly tried to crawl yet.
出自： R. C. Hutchinson
A mythical universe peopled by lonely creatures crawling through the mud on their bellies.
出自： M. Esslin
The platform was crawling with grey-green uniforms.