Meaning of “creak” in the English Dictionary

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creakverb [ I ]

us /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.
noun [ C ] us /krik/

The kitchen door has an annoying creak when you close it.
adjective us /ˈkri·ki/

a creaky elevator

(Definition of “creak” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)