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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)







"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 Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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