noun a squeaking sound
- the creak of the floorboards gave him away
verb make a high-pitched, screeching noise
skreak; whine; screech; squeak; creak; screak.
- The door creaked when I opened it slowly
- My car engine makes a whining noise
- A harsh grating or squeaking sound, or the act of making such a sound.
Start not at the creaking of the door.
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