crawlers

crawler

[kraw-ler]
noun
1.
a person or thing that crawls.
2.
Also called crawler tractor. any of various large, heavy vehicles or machines that are propelled on endless belts or tracks, especially as used in construction.
4.
Often, crawlers. a garment with long pants, short sleeves or suspender straps, and sometimes feet for a baby who does not yet walk.
5.
Australian Slang. sycophant.

Origin:
1640–50; 1925–30 for def 3; crawl1 + -er1

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crawler (ˈkrɔːlə)
 
n
1.  slang a servile flatterer
2.  a person or animal that crawls
3.  (US) an informal name for earthworm
4.  a computer program that is capable of performing recursive searches on the World Wide Web
5.  (plural) a baby's overalls; rompers

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