Definition of Creaky

1. Adjective. Worn and broken down by hard use. "A woebegone old shack"

Exact synonyms: Decrepit, Derelict, Flea-bitten, Run-down, Woebegone
Similar to: Worn



2. Adjective. Having a rasping or grating sound. "Creaky stairs"
Exact synonyms: Screaky
Similar to: Noisy
Derivative terms: Creak

3. Adjective. Of or pertaining to arthritis. "Rheumy with age and grief"
Exact synonyms: Arthritic, Rheumatic, Rheumatoid, Rheumy
Similar to: Unhealthy
Derivative terms: Arthritis, Rheumatic, Rheumatism, Rheumatism

Definition of Creaky

1. Adjective. Tending to creak ¹

2. Adjective. Worn down by overuse; decrepit ¹

3. Adjective. arthritic or rheumatic ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Creaky

1. creaking [adj CREAKIER, CREAKIEST] : CREAKILY [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Creaky

creagh
creaghs
creaght
creaghts
creak
creaked
creakier
creakiest
creakily
creakiness
creakinesses
creaking
creakingly
creakings
creaks
creaky (current term)
cream-colored courser
cream-of-tartar tree
cream cake
cream cakes
cream cheese
cream corn
cream cracker
cream crackered
cream of tartar
cream of the crop
cream off
cream pie

Literary usage of Creaky

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

1. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept, Southern Pacific Company (1912)
"Three hours later creaky and the Colonel might have been observed in a ... "Pete" inquired creaky suspiciously, "how come that parson to get away from you? ..."

2. Mental Culture in Burmese Crisis Politics: Aung San Suu Kyi and the National by Gustaaf Houtman (1999)
"The V is dropped following the context in which a native Burmese speaker would vary their pronunciation and end on either creaky tone or a glottal stop. ..."

3. Read & Understand Stories & Activities Grade 3 by Jo Ellen Moore (1997)
"Page 5 1. squeaky, creaky, shiny 2. leaky, brown 3. The shoes leaked. OR They were old and torn. 4. Answers will vary. Might include: They were more ..."

4. Building Fluency, Grade 2 by Compilation, Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Gerald Tindal, Melanie Coon, Joy Evans, Marilyn Evans (2006)
"I liked / my old brown leaky shoes Much better / than these creaky shoes, / These shiny, / creaky, / squeaky shoes / I've got to wear today. ..."

5. The Speaker (1913)
"It made you forget the light was out, .ind there were queer, creaky night-noises all 'round your ... It was worse than creepy, creaky noises—mercy, yes! ..."

6. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept, Southern Pacific Company (1912)
"Three hours later creaky and the Colonel might have been observed in a ... "Pete" inquired creaky suspiciously, "how come that parson to get away from you? ..."

7. Mental Culture in Burmese Crisis Politics: Aung San Suu Kyi and the National by Gustaaf Houtman (1999)
"The V is dropped following the context in which a native Burmese speaker would vary their pronunciation and end on either creaky tone or a glottal stop. ..."

8. Read & Understand Stories & Activities Grade 3 by Jo Ellen Moore (1997)
"Page 5 1. squeaky, creaky, shiny 2. leaky, brown 3. The shoes leaked. OR They were old and torn. 4. Answers will vary. Might include: They were more ..."

9. Building Fluency, Grade 2 by Compilation, Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Gerald Tindal, Melanie Coon, Joy Evans, Marilyn Evans (2006)
"I liked / my old brown leaky shoes Much better / than these creaky shoes, / These shiny, / creaky, / squeaky shoes / I've got to wear today. ..."

10. The Speaker (1913)
"It made you forget the light was out, .ind there were queer, creaky night-noises all 'round your ... It was worse than creepy, creaky noises—mercy, yes! ..."

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