Creak - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |kriːk|  American pronunciation of the word creak
Brit.  |kriːk|  British pronunciation of the word creak

noun

- a squeaking sound(syn: creaking)

verb

- make a high-pitched, screeching noise(syn: screak, screech, skreak, squeak, whine)

Examples

The old floorboards creaked under our feet.

The porch roof creaked with the heavy weight of the snow.

...the creak of a floorboard...

The floorboards creaked as she walked across the room.

The door creaked open.

the creak of the floorboards gave him away

The door creaked when I opened it slowly

They listened anxiously to every rattle and creak in the house.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: creak
he/she/it: creaks
present participle: creaking
past tense: creaked
past participle: creaked
noun
singular: creak
plural: creaks
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