creak creak  /ˈkrik/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a squeaking sound
  2. (v) make a high-pitched, screeching noise

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Usage(s):

  1. Ponnudorai's parents were too poor to buy him a metronome: he learned his exquisite sense of timing by playing along to the creak of an old ceiling fan.
  2. Every strange creak in the night frightened her.
  3. Ceiling beams have fallen, doors open on their own, the floors bounce and creak.

News

  • County board uges Congress to reopen Clear Creek

    The San Benito County Board of Supervisors approved a letter of support for congressional legislation that would reopen Clear Creak to off-highway vehicle use.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Pinnacle

Quotes

  1. "I just get nervous and think that every chair creak or cough, people hate it," Affleck said of his directorial debut. "And when someone says they thought the movie was good, [I think], you're lying to me!"
    on Oct 18, 2007 By: Ben Affleck Source: New York Daily News

  2. Calcavecchia, whose Italian connection lies with a grandfather from Sicily, explained: "I have constant back pain, my knees creak, my feet hurt and my brain is shot, but I won't use it as an excuse. I hit the driver sideways and putted worse - my...
    on May 5, 2005 By: Mark Calcavecchia Source: guardian.co.uk

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