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English definition of “creak”

creak

verb [I]    /krik/
to make a high noise, usually caused by a stiff material such as wood or metal that is made to move slightly: The old floorboards creaked when I walked across the floor. He heard a prison cell door creak open and slam shut. creak    /krik/ noun [C] The kitchen door has an annoying creak when you close it. creaky    /ˈkri·ki/ adjective a creaky elevator
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