May 20, 2021
Learner's Word of the Day
crawl /ˈkrɑːl̟/ noun
crawl
/ˈkrɑːl̟/
noun
Traffic moving at a crawl
Traffic moving at a crawl
Learner's definition of CRAWL

[singular]

1 : a very slow speed

  • Near the construction site, traffic had slowed to a crawl.

  • The bus was moving along at a crawl.

2 : a way of swimming in which the swimmer lies facing down in the water and moves first one arm over the head and then the other while kicking the legs

  • Her strongest stroke is the crawl.

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