crawling on all fours


crawling on all fours
moving on hands and knees, creeping

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • 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

  • on all fours — on your hands and knees, crawling around    There was Julie, on all fours, looking for her contact lens …   English idioms

  • on all fours — with your hands, knees, and feet on the ground crawling around on all fours …   English dictionary

  • Crawling — is a form of animal locomotion generally involving slow movement along the ground, such as that seen in snakes, snails and earthworms. Various mechanisms are involved, for example earthworms move by peristalsis, while snakes undulate their body… …   Wikipedia

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

  • crawling — Synonyms and related words: abject, accumbent, alive with, all fours, ambling, amphibian, anguine, atiptoe, atmospherics, backscratching, batrachian, beggarly, blaring, blasting, blind spot, bootlicking, bristling, bursting, cautious, circumspect …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Crawling (human) — Children crawling on the ground during a fire drill in Italy. Babies usually learn to crawl before they develop walking skills. Crawls can refer to the specific gait or to any gait involving the arms and legs. Crawling is used mainly: When he/she …   Wikipedia

  • came crawling — returned on all fours, returned in a submissive manner, returned begging …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Nebuchadnezzar (Blake) — Nebuchadnezzar , Tate impression The M …   Wikipedia


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