creaky Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "creaky" - English Dictionary

See all translations

creakyadjective

uk   us   /ˈkriː.ki/
Something that is creaky creaks: a creaky hinge/chair/bed creaky floorboards UK used to describe something that is old-fashioned and not now effective: the creaky legal system
creakily
adverb uk   us   /-kɪ.li/
creakiness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “creaky”
in Chinese (Traditional) 嘎吱作響的, 過時的, 破舊的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 嘎吱作响的, 过时的, 破旧的…
(Definition of creaky from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of creaky?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
social security

a system of payments made by the government to people who are ill, poor, or who have no job

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

responsible luxury noun
responsible luxury noun
August 03, 2015
high-end, green tourism and hospitality Jumeirah’s ‘responsible luxury’ approach is an example of a sustainable travel experience – future guests will enjoy the environment as much as today’s.

Read More