creep on (someone or something)

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creep on (someone or something)

slang To observe, investigate, or become overly familiar with someone or their personal matters in an intrusive or undesirable manner. I felt a little weird creeping on all his social media posts like that, but I wanted to know what he was like was before going on a date with him. Some guy in the corner has been creeping on us all night long. Let's go ask the bouncer to deal with him.
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Thus, as the gods creep on with feet of wool, Long ere with iron hands they punish men, So shall our sleeping vengeance now arise, And smite with death thy hated enterprise.-- Lord Cardinals of France and Padua, Go forthwith to our holy consistory, And read, amongst the statutes decretal, What, by the holy council held at Trent, The sacred synod hath decreed for him That doth assume the Papal government Without election and a true consent: Away, and bring us word with speed.
For outside you have to creep on the ground, and everything is green instead of yellow.