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creaky

adjective \ˈkrē-kē\

: making a creaking sound

: no longer working well : old and in bad condition

creak·i·ercreak·i·est

Full Definition of CREAKY

1
:  marked by creaking :  squeaky <creaky shoes>
2
:  showing signs of deterioration or decrepitude <a creaky old house> <a creaky economy>
creak·i·ly \-kə-lē\ adverb
creak·i·ness \-nəs\ noun

Examples of CREAKY

  1. The new governor promises to work to revive the state's creaky economy.
  2. a computer system that is creaky with age

First Known Use of CREAKY

1834
CREAKIER Defined for Kids

creaky

adjective \ˈkrē-kē\
creak·i·ercreak·i·est

Definition of CREAKY for Kids

:  making or likely to make a long squeaking or scraping sound <creaky stairs>

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