creek

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkriːk/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/krik, krɪk/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling'creek': (krēk, krik); 'Creek': (krēk)


Inflections of 'creek' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.):
creeks
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (All usages. Capitalized for the American Indian people.)
Creek
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (Can be used as a collective plural for the American Indian people—e.g. "These lands were once entirely populated by Creek.")

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Synonyms:
stream , spring , brook, river , rivulet, canal , brooklet, arm , armlet, bayou, waterway, watercourse, strait, streamlet, channel , fjord, crick, estuary

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