Definition of Crawler

1. Noun. A person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage.




2. Noun. A person who crawls or creeps along the ground.
Exact synonyms: Creeper
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Derivative terms: Crawl, Creep, Creep

3. Noun. Terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soil; often surfaces when the ground is cool or wet; used as bait by anglers.

Definition of Crawler

1. n. One who, or that which, crawls; a creeper; a reptile.

Definition of Crawler

1. Noun. (Australia obsolete) A person who is abused, physically or verbally, and returns to the abuser a supplicant. ¹

2. Noun. (Australia slang) A sycophant. ¹

3. Noun. A child who is able to creep using his hands and knees but is not able to walk. ¹

4. Noun. (sports) A crawl swimmer. ¹

5. Noun. A tractor crawler, a motorized vehicle that uses caterpillar tracks instead of wheels. ¹

6. Noun. A software bot that autonomously follows connected paths such as webpage links. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Crawler

1. one that crawls [n -S] - See also: crawls

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crawler

crawfished
crawfishes
crawfishing
crawfordite
crawk
crawked
crawking
crawks
crawl
crawl in
crawl space
crawl spaces
crawl with
crawlable
crawled
crawler (current term)
crawlers
crawlier
crawliest
crawling
crawlingly
crawls
crawlspace
crawlspaces
crawlway
crawlways
crawly
craws
crawthumper
cray

Literary usage of Crawler

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1. A Topographical Dictionary of England: Comprising the Several Counties ...by Samuel Lewis by Samuel Lewis (1831)
"... G., Esq., Bolton, Lancashire ' crawler and Sons, Messrs., Southampton-buildings, .... G., Esq., Stanhope, Durham Crawshaw, Mr. James, Sheffield crawler, ..."

2. Pathfinding on Plain and Prairie: Stirring Scenes of Life in the Canadian by John McDougall (1898)
"Alternate feasting and fasting—We start out on a buffalo hunt—Old Paul brings down a tine moose—Providential provision—Enoch crawler kills another ..."

3. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"This slows up the crawler belt of one side of the machine, allowing the other ... When the brake is applied altogether so that one belt or chain crawler is ..."

4. A Topographical Dictionary of England: Comprising the Several Counties ...by Samuel Lewis by Samuel Lewis (1831)
"... G., Esq., Bolton, Lancashire ' crawler and Sons, Messrs., Southampton-buildings, .... G., Esq., Stanhope, Durham Crawshaw, Mr. James, Sheffield crawler, ..."

5. Pathfinding on Plain and Prairie: Stirring Scenes of Life in the Canadian by John McDougall (1898)
"Alternate feasting and fasting—We start out on a buffalo hunt—Old Paul brings down a tine moose—Providential provision—Enoch crawler kills another ..."

6. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"This slows up the crawler belt of one side of the machine, allowing the other ... When the brake is applied altogether so that one belt or chain crawler is ..."

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