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English definition of “squeaker”


noun [C] (CLOSE COMPETITION)    /ˈskwiː.kər/ US  /-kɚ/ US
a competition or race that you only just win or lose: The Buffalo Bills lost a squeaker to the Dallas Cowboys.Losing and being defeatedScoring, winning and losing in sport
(Definition of squeaker noun (CLOSE COMPETITION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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