creaky creaky  /ˈkri ki/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) worn and broken down by hard use
  2. (adj) having a rasping or grating sound
  3. (adj) of or pertaining to arthritis

Usage(s):

  1. Since 1991 hundreds of pedophiles have gone to the creaky Victorian building that houses his clinic.
  2. Same work area, same busted desk, same chair, same computer, same room, same creaky rack, same.
  3. That dilemma is surely a creaky contrivance.

News

  1. Yankees Work to Keep Leaky Boat Afloat

    As the Yankees trail Boston and Baltimore in the American League East, General Manager Brian Cashman’s job is to keep the creaky ship bobbing along.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: New York Times

  2. Gadsden Variety closing

    Through the years, 422 Broad St. has been the home of a classic downtown dime store, with the smell of popcorn and the creaky wooden floors greeting shoppers looking for treasures and trinkets.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Gadsden Times

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