crawled on all fours


crawled on all fours
moved on hands and knees, crept, move along the ground on hands and knees

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • on all fours — adverb on hands and knees (Freq. 1) he got down on all fours to play with his grandson * * * adverb (or adjective) : in exact correspondence : on the same footing it is not easy to make a simile go on all fours T.B.Macaulay often used with with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Family That Walks On All Fours — is a BBC2 documentary that explored the science and the story of five individuals in the Ulas family in Turkey that walk with a previously unreported quadruped gait [http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/4782492.stm] . The documentary was… …   Wikipedia

  • crawled — krɔːl n. act of crawling (moving along the ground on all fours, creeping); swimming stroke v. creep, move along the ground on all fours; grovel, be servile …   English contemporary dictionary

  • four — [[t]fɔ͟ː(r)[/t]] ♦ fours 1) NUM Four is the number 4. Judith is married with four children. 2) N COUNT In cricket, if a player hits a four, they score four runs by hitting the ball along the ground so that it crosses the boundary at the edge of… …   English dictionary

  • Jacopone da Todi — • More properly called Jacopo Benedetti. Biographical article on the lawyer, widower, Franciscan poet sympathetic to the Spirituals, who died about 1306 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Jacopone Da Todi     Jacopone da To …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Ragging — is a practice in educational institutions in India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka that involves existing students baiting or bullying new students. It is similar to the American phenomenon of hazing. It often takes a malignant form wherein the newcomers …   Wikipedia

  • crawl — crawl1 crawlingly, adv. /krawl/, v.i. 1. to move in a prone position with the body resting on or close to the ground, as a worm or caterpillar, or on the hands and knees, as a young child. 2. (of plants or vines) to extend tendrils; creep. 3. to… …   Universalium

  • creep — vb Creep, crawl mean to move slowly along a surface in a prone or crouching position. Creep is more often used of quadrupeds or of human beings who move on all fours and proceed slowly, stealthily, or silently {a baby creeps before it walks}… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • List of QI episodes (D series) — infobox tvseason season name = QI Series D caption = dvd release date = country = UK network = BBC first aired = 29 September 2006 last aired = 15 December 2006 num episodes = 13 prev series = Series C next series = Series E|This is a list of… …   Wikipedia

  • Spanish verbs — are one of the most complex areas of Spanish grammar. Spanish is a synthetic language with a moderate to high degree of inflection which shows up mostly in the verb conjugation.The Spanish verb system is separated into 14 distinct tenses (tense… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.