Definitions of crawler
  1. noun
    a person who crawls or creeps along the ground
    synonyms: creeper
  2. noun
    terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soil; often surfaces when the ground is cool or wet; used as bait by anglers
    synonyms: angleworm, dew worm, earthworm, fishing worm, fishworm, nightcrawler, nightwalker, red worm, wiggler
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    type of:
    oligochaete, oligochaete worm
    hermaphroditic terrestrial and aquatic annelids having bristles borne singly along the length of the body
  3. noun
    a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage
    synonyms: ass-kisser, lackey, sycophant, toady
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    apple polisher, bootlicker, fawner, groveler, groveller, truckler
    someone who humbles himself as a sign of respect; who behaves as if he had no self-respect
    a person who behaves extremely well in order to please a superior
    type of:
    adulator, flatterer
    a person who uses flattery
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