Meaning of “squeak” in the English Dictionary

"squeak" in British English

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squeakverb

uk /skwiːk/ us /skwiːk/

squeaknoun [ C ]

uk /skwiːk/ us /skwiːk/

a short, very high cry or sound:

She let out a squeak of fright at the sight of the spider.
If I hear one more squeak out of you (= if you say anything else), there'll be trouble!

(Definition of “squeak” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"squeak" in American English

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squeakverb

us /skwik/

squeak verb (MAKE SOUND)

[ I/T ] to make a short, very high sound or cry:

[ I ] Her expensive shoes squeaked when she walked.

squeak verb (JUST DO)

[ I always + adv/prep ] to just manage to do something:

Our team squeaked out a victory in Sunday’s game.

squeaknoun [ C ]

us /skwik/

squeak noun [ C ] (SOUND)

a short, very high sound or cry:

Every time I stepped on the brakes I’d hear a little squeak.

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