Crawl

What is Crawl ?

Crawl is (noun) 1. a very slow speed The traffic on the motorway was reduced to a crawl. 2. a swimmingstyle where each arm goes over your head in turn He won the 100m crawl. (NOTE: no plural)(verb) 1. to move around on your hands and knees The baby has just started to crawl. 2. to go along slowly The traffic was crawling along. 3. to be crawling with to be covered with The place was crawling with ants. The streets were crawling with police.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level