adjective \ˈkrē-kē\

: making a creaking sound

: no longer working well : old and in bad condition


Full Definition of CREAKY

:  marked by creaking :  squeaky <creaky shoes>
:  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



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