- A small stream or tributary of a river.
- A narrow inlet or bay of a sea or lake.
- A small, sheltered bay or cove.
- A narrow channel in a marsh or swamp.
Old english crec "crick, creak", of germanic origin; related to dutch krekel and german kriechtier.
- We found a lovely spot by the creek to have a picnic.
- The creek runs through the park.
- We went kayaking in the creek.
- The creek was too shallow for the boat.
- The creek was dried up.