creak

All Noun Verb
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  • If he had to use too much force, it would almost certainly creak. Cited from Secret Adversary, by Agatha Christie
  • Then she heard a creaking sound, and looked about for its cause. Cited from The Judge, by Rebecca West
  • I heard a board creak in the next room, where we'd carried him. Cited from The Moon Rock, by Arthur J. Rees
  • As we went down the stairs their creaking made our hair stand on end. Cited from Around The Tea-Table, by T. De Witt Talmage
  • He heard it creak, and then the sound of a small voice came to him. Cited from Maggie, Girl of the Steets, by Stephen Crane
  • Her mother sat down upon the edge of the bed, and the bed creaked. Cited from Her Prairie Knight, by B. M. Bower
  • The floor creaked under my foot again, and I looked back to it. Cited from A King's Comrade, by Charles Whistler
  • A board creaked under his foot and he all but cried out. Cited from The Ridin' Kid from Powder River, by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • As he did so the board upon which he stood creaked. Cited from Quincy Adams Sawyer and Mason's Corner Folks, by Charles Felton Pidgin
  • He waited for what seemed a long time, and then the board creaked again. Cited from Captains All, Book 2: The Boatswain's Mate, by W.W. Jacobs
  • But she heard the door creak again about an hour later. Cited from The Continental Classics, Volume XVIII, Mystery Tales, by Various
  • A rear window in the house creaked open and a woman's head appeared. Cited from A Son of the City, by Herman Gastrell Seely
  • The branch creaked, then broke, and both fell together to the earth! Cited from The Boy Hunters, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • In the same way, we can become aware of the sound of the creaking door.
  • I was within a yard of him before he heard my boots creak. Cited from Masques & Phases, by Robert Ross
  • No use your creaking back and forth just as I've settled down to rest. Cited from The Second Latchkey, by Williamson
  • He lifted himself from his creaking chair and started across the bridge. Cited from Scattergood Baines, by Clarence Budington Kelland
  • It turned easily without any creak, and the door opened a few inches. Cited from Harrigan, by Max Brand
  • When it creaked they sat still and looked at each other, waiting for it to do it again. Cited from The Judgment of Eve, by May Sinclair
  • The creaking of that rear wheel would put them on our track at once. Cited from The Wonder Island Boys: The Tribesmen, by Roger Finlay
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Meaning of creak

  • noun A squeaking sound
    the creak of the floorboards gave him away