creak definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • to help make a grating or squeaking sound.
    • to maneuver with a creaking noise.
    • To make an extended razor-sharp grating or squeaking sound, as because of the rubbing of hard substances.
  • noun:
    • A grating or squeaking sound.
    • The noise generated by anything that creaks; a creaking.
    • The sound created by anything that creaks; a creaking.
    • A-sharp, harsh, grating sound, as that produced by the rubbing of tough substances.
    • A dialectal variation of crake.
    • a squeaking noise
  • verb:
    • which will make a prolonged sharp grating or squeaking noise, as because of the friction of hard substances.
    • To produce a creaking sound with.
    • make a high-pitched, screeching sound
  • verb-transitive:
    • to create a creaking noise with.
  • others:
    • to create a sharp, harsh, grating, or squeaking noise, as by the friction of tough substances: because, the gate creaks on its hinges; creaking footwear.
    • resulting in to create a-sharp, harsh, grating, or squeaking noise.

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