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creaky Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective satellite worn and broken down by hard use
    run-down; woebegone; decrepit; derelict; flea-bitten.
    • a creaky shack
    • a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape
    • a flea-bitten sofa
    • a run-down neighborhood
    • a woebegone old shack
  2. adjective satellite having a rasping or grating sound
    • creaky stairs
  3. adjective satellite of or pertaining to arthritis
    rheumatic; rheumy; arthritic; rheumatoid.
    • my creaky old joints
    • rheumy with age and grief