Definitions for: Creak


[n] a squeaking sound; "the creak of the floorboards gave him away"
[v] make a high-pitched, screeching noise, as of a door



Webster (1913) Definition: Creak (kr[=e]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Creaked
(kr[=e]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. Creaking.] [OE. creken, prob.
of imitative origin; cf. E. crack, and. D. krieken to
crackle, chirp.]
To make a prolonged sharp grating or squeaking sound, as by
the friction of hard substances; as, shoes creak.

The creaking locusts with my voice conspire. --Dryden.

Doors upon their hinges creaked. --Tennyson.


Creak, v. t.
To produce a creaking sound with.

Creaking my shoes on the plain masonry. --Shak.


Creak (kr[=e]k), n.
The sound produced by anything that creaks; a creaking.
--Roget.

Synonyms: creaking, screak, screech, skreak, squeak

See Also: make noise, noise, noise, resound

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