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English definition of “creaky”

creaky

adjective     /ˈkriː.ki/
describes something that creaks : a creaky hinge / chair / bed creaky floorboards Describing qualities of sound UK describes something that is old-fashioned and not now effective : the creaky legal system Old or old-fashionedThe elderly creakily     /-kɪ.li/ adverb Describing qualities of sound creakiness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Describing qualities of sound
(Definition of creaky adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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