Creak



[kreek] /krik/

verb (used without object)
1.
to make a sharp, harsh, grating, or squeaking sound.
2.
to move with creaking.
verb (used with object)
3.
to cause to creak.
noun
4.
a creaking sound.
/kriːk/
verb
1.
to make or cause to make a harsh squeaking sound
2.
(intransitive) to make such sounds while moving: the old car creaked along
noun
3.
a harsh squeaking sound
v.

early 14c., “utter a harsh cry,” of imitative origin. Used of the sound made by a rusty gate hinge, etc., from 1580s. Related: Creaked; creaking. As a noun, from c.1600.

verb

To show signs of wear; be near collapse: indications that their marriages are creaking (1930s+)

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