creep away(redirected from creeped away)
To move slowly, and often stealthily, away from someone or something. I froze when I saw the bee on the windowsill, but luckily, it crept away. I crept away after stealing the cookies off the counter.
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to travel away slowly and carefully; to sneak away. The boys were completely ashamed and crept away. The cat crept away quietly.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.