Creek

Definition of Creek

Pronunciation: krēk
n.1.A small inlet or bay, narrower and extending further into the land than a cove; a recess in the shore of the sea, or of a river.
Each creek and cavern of the dangerous shore.
- Cowper.
They discovered a certain creek, with a shore.
- Acts xxvii. 39.
2.A stream of water smaller than a river and larger than a brook.
Lesser streams and rivulets are denominated creeks.
- Goldsmith.
3.Any turn or winding.
The passages of alleys, creeks, and narrow lands.
- Shak.

Related Words

adolescent stream, arm, armlet, arroyo, bay, bayou, beck, belt, bight, boca, bourn, braided stream, branch, brooklet, burn, channel, cove, crawl, creep, crick, ditch, edge, estuary, euripus, fjord, flowing stream, fluviation, fresh, freshet, frith, gill, glide, gulf, gumshoe, gut, harbor, inch, inlet, kill, kyle, lazy stream, loch, lurk, meandering stream, midchannel, midstream, millstream, mouse, mouth, moving road, narrow, narrow seas, narrows, natural harbor, navigable river, pussyfoot, race, racing stream, reach, rill, river, rivulet, road, roads, roadstead, run, rundle, runlet, runnel, shirk, sike, skulk, slide, slink, slip, slither, snake, sneak, sniggle, sound, spill stream, steal, strait, straits, stream, stream action, streamlet, subterranean river, tiptoe, wadi, watercourse, waterway, wriggle
Word:

Browse

Credibility
Credible
Credibleness
Credibly
Credit
Credit foncier
Credit mobilier
credit-worthy
Creditable
Creditableness
Creditably
Creditor
Creditress
Credo
Credulity
Credulous
Credulously
Credulousness
Creed
Creedless
-Creek-
Creekfish
Creeks
Creeky
Creel
Creep
Creeper
Creephole
Creepie
Creepiness
Creeping
Creeping Charlie
Creeping oxeye
Creeping snowberry
Creeping warbler
Creepingly
Creeple
Creepy
Crees
Creese
Cremaillere
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home | Privacy Policy