AskDefine | Define creak

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creak n : a squeaking sound; "the creak of the floorboards gave him away" [syn: creaking] v : make a high-pitched, screeching noise; "The door creaked when I opened it slowly" [syn: squeak, screech, screak, skreak]

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  1. The sound produced by anything that creaks; a creaking.


the sound produced by anything that creaks; a creaking
  • Hungarian: nyikorgás, csikorgás, recsegés, ropogás, reccsenés
  • Italian: cric
  • Spanish: crujido


  1. To make a prolonged sharp grating or squeaking sound, as by the friction of hard substances; as, shoes creak.
  2. To produce a creaking sound with.

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