Synonym of crawling

Alternative for crawling

crawls, crawled, crawling

Synonym: Australian crawl, cower, crawling, creep, creeping, cringe, fawn, front crawl, grovel,

Adjective

Moving at a notably slow speed
creeping dallying dawdling dilatory dillydallying dragging laggard lagging languid leisurely pokey poking poky slow sluggish snaillike snail-paced tardy unhurried moving slowly on hands and knees deliberate plodding measured leaden loitering slothful slow-moving easy slow-going lackadaisical delaying slack torpid ponderous idle indolent procrastinating phlegmatic listless lethargic slow-paced moderate tortoiselike postponing drowsy dreamy passive supine heavy gradual apathetic inert stagnant sleepy unrushed lazy lingering late inactive unhasty snail-like slow-footed behind relaxed gentle comfortable delayed casual sedate undemanding steady sluggardly tortoise-like lax laboured lollygagging behindhand labored remiss restful lumbering cumbersome laid-back easy-going effortless languorous painstaking patient backward slow and steady free slackened relaxing time-wasting unpunctual putting off tarrying leaden-footed stupid undeveloped imbecile checked moronic dense underprivileged arrested underdeveloped feeble-minded subnormal dull trailing problem moratory neglectful negligent flagging laggy imperceptible falling behind worming skulking writhing slithering shuffling quailing slinking wriggling squirming inching sneaking shambling groveling hobbling grovelling on all fours barely moving impassive indifferent unconcerned uninterested limp enervated spiritless languishing calm energyless unenthusiastic feeble moony offhand careless leisured pococurante easygoing nonchalant weary blah weak dopey comatose uncaring shiftless snoozy nebbish lymphatic faint blahs pining sickly infirm wimpy sleepyhead insouciant inattentive slapdash slap-happy disinterested fainéant faineant laid back otiose workshy regardless do-nothing peaceful at your own pace in your own time chilled unexciting recreational even regular still tired laborious amusing frivolous entertaining loafing fun work-shy good-for-nothing bone idle non-job related non-work related derelict inefficient slipshod procrastinative incompetent disregardful delinquent disorganized neglecting sloppy disorderly asleep at the wheel disorganised slovenly quiescent asleep on the job unprofessional permissive dormant cavalier artless detached unstudied blasé loose cursory flippant superficial complacent light carefree cool disimpassioned breezy simple informal abstracted half-hearted lukewarm happy-go-lucky devil-may-care free and easy passionless bloodless aimless incurious sentimental romantic laissez-faire halfhearted Laodicean daydreaming easy going spring fever

Adjective

Densely filled or covered with
abounding jammed overrun plentiful swarming teeming packed thick crowded replete rife awash full abundant thronging brimming lousy overflowing thronged jam-packed flush fraught filled crammed bristling seething populous bursting swamped congested heaving multitudinous chock-full dense stuffed chock-a-block numerous alive flooded brimful populated overcrowded generous pullulating abounding in full of like Piccadilly Circus chock-full of fruitful pregnant hopping infested bustling jumping hoaching buzzing hotching cramped loaded mobbed huddled heavily populated massed up to the hilt filled to the rafters crushed wall-to-wall sardined elbow-to-elbow full up fit to bust busy full of commotion overpopulated liberal thickly populated multitudinal settled legion densely populated many voluminous several multifarious peopled occupied various rich heavily settled profuse flushed dripping flowing lavish rolling saturated superabundant deluged big knee-deep luxuriant stinking exuberant well-supplied in plenty well-provided lank full of people covered choked solid close compact heavy tight serried lush deep great chocker compressed heaped crawling with overrun by cram-full of bursting at the seams like sardines having a considerable amount of having a copious amount of bounteous copious bountiful overfull plenteous ample chockablock prolific full to bursting chockful galore overloaded fat aplenty plenty opulent inexhaustible cornucopian filled to capacity comfortable packed like sardines bulging at the seams bumper infinite thick on the ground prodigal inundated running over complete no end a gogo cram-full full to the gunwales considerable large unstinting huge clogged laden a dime a dozen spilling over crammed full commodious full to overflowing substantial munificent packed out filled up abundant in full to capacity filled to the brim excessive in abundance overpeopled extravagant stacked fulsome boundless stocked hoatching sizeable burdened overfilled overwhelmed superfluous riotous gorged sufficient bulging sumptuous handsome thick with jammed full topped up charged up to the rafters like the Black Hole of Calcutta glutted immoderate well supplied well stocked extensive extreme profusive openhanded luxurious countless alive with broad fertile productive lined innumerable myriad suffused padded plethoric weighted lousy with wealthy affluent teeming with fraught with no end of at full capacity full to the brim frantic stinking with full to the gills level with brimming with no end in sight full to the top loaded with replete with rich in entire surplus in excess overabundant extra groaning unabridged topfull overbuilt unsparing encumbered weighed down gushing well-stocked permeated weighted down whole well provided overburdened effusive filled with thickset SRO clean vast immense spacious overfed supplied roomy unrestricted expansive capacious plenitudinous fecund with inordinate open-handed gushy unrestrained whopping rank princely tidy moneyed bundled tumid arranged rammed consigned chock wrapped mob scene full house sold out stiff with topped off decent proliferous lacking overprovided overstocked oversupplied up to here standing room only to the roof mucho enough and to spare over the top flourishing stink with blocked plugged obstructed knee-deep in gridlocked blocked-up impeded imbued impregnated stuffed-up stopped closed jam-full occluded mucous stoppered blocked up stuffy stopped up competent swimming unlimited appreciable enough improvident packed to capacity cram full completely full humming jampacked solid with people packed to the gunwales snarled up scaturient inundant torrential inundatory overloaded with well provided with rife with crammed with brimful with awash with well stocked with crowded with jam-packed with chocker with chock-a-block with charged with swarming with jammed with bursting with stuffed with overflowing with packed with well supplied with solid with more than enough

Adjective

Excessive in obsequious praise or flattery
unctuous sycophantic fawning obsequious ingratiating flattering oily smarmy grovelling toadying servile cringing smooth bootlicking suave oleaginous slick soapy fulsome glib humble subservient gushing adulatory slimy urbane greasy gushy saccharine sucky hagiographic hagiographical insincere effusive cloying plausible cajoling nauseating hypocritical buttery sickening wheedling slippery groveling saponaceous phony phoney creamy pinguid smug creepy silver-tongued smooth-tongued brown-nosing arse-licking self-abasing smooth-talking apple-polishing smooth-spoken honey-tongued forelock-tugging ass-kissing Uriah Heepish deferential creeping soft charming serving silken disarming sugary slavish submissive insinuative toadyish sweet-talking ingratiatory insinuating arse-kissing timeserving suckholing kowtowing abject insinuatory suggestive bowing and scraping snivelling sniveling truckling parasitical overly flattering winsome winning endearing humiliating craven complimentary prostrate low mean appreciative honeyed admiring commending praising favourable applauding flannelling blarneying soft-soaping gratifying brownnosing sycophant scraping parasitic bowing spineless mealy-mouthed cowering compliant laudatory encomiastic encomiastical favorable enthusiastic sycophantish gracious refined menial extravagant excessively deferential sophisticated glowing courteous debonair silky persuasive lavish acclamatory eulogistic rhapsodic bland respectful polished polite civilized civil OTT sweet courtly civilised reptilian over the top reverential excessive overdone affable base commendatory friendly beggarly obeisant cool gentlemanly mannerly unrestrained cultivated svelte ebullient expansive unreserved lyrical exuberant pleasing pleasant mushy sentimental emotional despicable self-possessed rave highly favourable over-effusive genial over-enthusiastic hyped up media-savvy laid on with a trowel mellifluous sleek conniving self-effacing worshipping supple coaxing credible blandishing worshipful docile eloquent fast-talking lionizing gentle amiable convincing blubbery hammy voluble crouching enslaved stipendiary sneaking subordinate complacent subject compliable all over someone congenial unemotional assured inordinate lionising worshiping worldly worldly-wise good-natured immoderate poised gallant dignified profuse extensive liberal ample generous hard to resist approving over-appreciative cringey diplomatic agreeable tactful rapturous self-assured congratulatory gross obedient unresisting passive ignoble impeccable cultured soft-spoken sociable politic cordial well-bred obliging formal distingué magniloquent bombastic grandiloquent canting coarse overgenerous sanctimonious panegyrical well mannered eating crow eulogizing good positive approbatory eating humble pie sugarcoated laudative plauditory honoring fair-spoken celebrating eulogising well-wishing with high praise with highest recommendation honouring praiseful kind approbative highly favorable sweet-sounding maudlin chivalrous respectable considerate genteel decorous decent overemotional mawkish nostalgic together facile collected composed overacted bathetic icky corny affectionate moonstruck jejune inane demonstrative languishing overenthusiastic impressionable affected dreamy idealistic insipid unruffled possessed loving coolheaded equable sedate royal self-composed dewy-eyed lovey-dovey

Verb

Present participle for to act at a slow speed
dawdling dallying lingering lagging delaying tarrying loitering dillydallying diddling creeping dragging poking moping lollygagging lallygagging shilly-shallying plodding trailing procrastinating straggling dilly-dallying limping falling behind slouching idling dragging one's feet getting no place fast dragging your feet putting off inching hanging about sauntering nosing shuffling pausing snailing ambling marking time oozing moving slowly hanging around taking your time taking one's time creaking along trudging waiting hanging back hesitating drifting wasting time stalling dithering staggering lagging behind tailing killing time puttering dropping behind hanging fire fooling around frittering away moseying lolling toddling loafing meandering trailing behind going slowly wandering hobbling flagging trifling traipsing rambling limping along slackening creeping along vacillating wearing on hanging heavy faltering staying tooling temporizing going on and on going on too long whiling away time pottering about temporising filibustering pottering around pottering round bringing up the rear staying put goofing off hanging out sitting around warming a chair horsing around slacking shirking stonewalling strolling biding boondoggling tottering waiting around using delaying tactics holding back humming and hawing hanging on putting off doing something buying time playing for time playing a waiting game following straying remaining roaming roving schlepping along fooling with whiling away trifling with playing games with fooling about dragging oneself skulking mooching dragging along walking slowly dragging yourself tagging along behind tagging along stopping lodging resting halting hovering lurking shambling sloughing dabbling hanging round losing time stopping over goofing around holding the phone passing time pottering diddle-daddling diminishing failing dropping falling back decreasing frittering time away dragging behind ebbing waning sitting on one's butt scrounging around shlepping along bumming around retarding slowing jellying lounging draggling keeping on going on plodding on keeping going passing slowly dragging on carrying on slowing up inching along losing strength falling off advancing slowly slowing down appearing to pass slowly becoming tedious fribbling maundering doodling wavering fiddling around kicking around puttering around monkeying around messing around tootling frittering havering playing fiddling swithering postponing deferring fiddling about footling adjourning messing about lounging about holding off acting the fool mucking about clowning lounging around playing around tinkering fluctuating losing ground frittering away time taking one's own sweet time whiling away the time piddling burning daylight passing the time bimbling pootling coasting swanning floating taking a stroll strolling along taking it easy dragging your heels hemming and hawing pussyfooting around blowing hot and cold taking too long proceeding in a leisurely fashion larking futzing twiddling prolonging protracting goldbricking cooling going aimlessly poking along fannying about taking a raincheck letting slide deferring action relaxing suspending action postponing action kicking the can down the road ranging moseying around puddling dangling drooping sagging shelving remitting doing nothing much chilling out amusing oneself faffing about playing the fool lazing around mucking around larking around pratting about having a lark mooching around having a laugh clowning around resting up lolling around spreading erring scrambling straddling hanging down putting over holding up holding over laying over poking around putting back holding off on rescheduling putting on the back burner leaving to another time putting on hold suspending putting on ice proroguing strining out

Verb

Present participle for to behave obsequiously or ingratiatingly in the hope of gaining someone's favor
flattering toadying grovelling groveling kowtowing truckling fawning blandishing cringing brownnosing pandering cultivating brown-nosing curry favoring with curry favouring with buttering up ingratiating oneself with dancing attendance on soft-soaping making up to apple-polishing falling all over sucking up playing up to fawning on truckling to sweet-talking toadying to creeping to rubbing up the right way ingratiating yourself abasing oneself keeping someone sweet abasing oneself to fawning over demeaning oneself to seeking the favour of bowing and scrape to abasing yourself humbling yourself trying to get on the good side of eating crow humiliating yourself prostrating oneself before prostrating yourself trying to win over eating humble pie creeping bootlicking wooing sucking up to cowering curry favoring currying favour stooping bowing and scraping courting crouching cozying up kneeling pandering to getting in with fussing quailing bending bowing smarming prostrating oneself cajoling stroking massaging oiling getting in good with crawling to paying court to licking boots honeying up paying court licking someone's boots laying it on kissing one's feet falling on one's knees submitting yielding deferring giving in kissing-up humbling oneself behaving obsequiously kowtowing to abasing oneself before knuckling under smoodging to getting round scratching one's back catering to eating dirt keeping sweet grovelling to conceding playing up giving way bending the knee smoodging making up winning the favor of ingratiating yourself with folding prostrating dipping wincing squatting ducking huddling hunching lying down and rolling over saying uncle going along with caving in toing the mark eulogizing praising kisses up to cringing before grovelling before getting on all fours quatting hunkering down scrooching down bending down smarming around snowing bowing and scrape before inviting laying it on with a trowel scraping jollying singing the praises of falling over oneself for laying it on thick praising to the skies cottoning debasing slavering praising to excess eulogising buddying up abasing caving in to kissing the feet of prostrating oneself to hunkering captivating charming insinuating yourself ingratiating insinuating oneself seeking favor handing a line attracting wheedling humoring sniveling revering pampering imploring snivelling genuflecting humouring showing respect for making much of bowing to deferring to demeaning yourself blarneying honeying inveigling coaxing flannelling flanneling palavering overpraising adulating building up rubbing the right way spreading it on working over glorifying softening working on sweetening up selling getting on the right side of getting next to beslavering conning salving persuading smooth-talking respecting soaping sucking up to someone playing the game softening up back-scratching kissing someone's feet complimenting puffing commending admiring hero-worshipping belauding expressing admiration for panegyrizing paying tribute to lauding waxing lyrical about saying nice things about paying blandishments to complimenting excessively beguiling enticing urging caressing alluring

Verb

Present participle for to be the site of or cause an itch

Antonym of crawling

crawling Idiom, Proverb

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