Definition of Creak

1. Noun. A squeaking sound. "The creak of the floorboards gave him away"

Exact synonyms: Creaking
Generic synonyms: Noise
Derivative terms: Creaky



2. Verb. Make a high-pitched, screeching noise. "The streets creak with cars "; "My car engine makes a whining noise"
Exact synonyms: Screak, Screech, Skreak, Squeak, Whine
Generic synonyms: Make Noise, Noise, Resound
Derivative terms: Creaking, Screech, Screeching, Squeak, Squeaker

Definition of Creak

1. v. i. To make a prolonged sharp grating or squeaking sound, as by the friction of hard substances; as, shoes creak.

2. v. t. To produce a creaking sound with.

3. n. The sound produced by anything that creaks; a creaking.

Definition of Creak

1. Noun. The sound produced by anything that creaks; a creaking. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To make a prolonged sharp grating or squeaking sound, as by the friction of hard substances. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To produce a creaking sound with. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Creak

1. to squeak [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: squeak

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Creak

crazy house
crazy like a fox
crazy paving
crazy quilt
crazy quilts
crazy weed
crazyweed
crazyweeds
creable
creach
creachs
creagh
creaghs
creaght
creaghts
creak (current term)
creaked
creakier
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creakiness
creakinesses
creaking
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creakings
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cream-colored courser
cream-of-tartar tree

Literary usage of Creak

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Norfolk Archaeology, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to the Antiquities of (1864)
"These are the remains of creak Abbey. On a nearer inspection, he will find they consist of the walls of the choir and transept of the church, ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1900)
"Aw instrument which embodies the ideas of Captain creak, mentioned in last year's Report, has been constructed. Although specially designed for observations ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1879)
"By Staff- Commander EW creak, RN, attached to the Admiralty Compass Department. Communicated by Captain FJ 0. EVANS, CB, FRS, Hydrographer of the Admiralty. ..."

4. Parish Churches: Being Perspective Views of English Ecclesiastical by Raphael Brandon, Joshua Arthur Brandon (1858)
"The roof, which is somewhat similar to the one over the nave at North creak, only plainer and of bolder construction, is still very good ; the angels on the ..."

5. Norfolk Archaeology, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to the Antiquities of (1864)
"These are the remains of creak Abbey. On a nearer inspection, he will find they consist of the walls of the choir and transept of the church, ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1900)
"Aw instrument which embodies the ideas of Captain creak, mentioned in last year's Report, has been constructed. Although specially designed for observations ..."

7. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1879)
"By Staff- Commander EW creak, RN, attached to the Admiralty Compass Department. Communicated by Captain FJ 0. EVANS, CB, FRS, Hydrographer of the Admiralty. ..."

8. Parish Churches: Being Perspective Views of English Ecclesiastical by Raphael Brandon, Joshua Arthur Brandon (1858)
"The roof, which is somewhat similar to the one over the nave at North creak, only plainer and of bolder construction, is still very good ; the angels on the ..."

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