a creepy (person)

A "creepy" person is someone who makes you feel uncomfortable. They might do things like:

  • staring at you a lot
  • standing too close when they talk to you
  • calling you too often

This kind of "creepy" behavior makes you feel like this person is strange and unsafe. It might make you think that the person is going to stalk you or attack you.

People who ask you out on dates can be "creepy", but it's also possible for your coworkers, boss, or uncle to be "creepy" as well. It's a lot more common for men to be called "creepy" than women.

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