Examples of creaky in a Sentence
The new governor promises to work to revive the state's creaky economy.
a computer system that is creaky with age
Recent Examples of creaky from the Web
The sometimes creaky machinery of the European Union moved swiftly on Sunday to keep the struggles of two small Italian banks from undercutting confidence in the country’s fragile banking system.
The carpools and concerts and an old house filled with the sound of young voices and feet scrambling up and down creaky stairs.
While there’s no denying the inexorable march of time (dimming eyes and creaky joints being my least favorite), attitude may prove to be the elusive Fountain of Youth.
But there was one big barrier on the road to a new home: that creaky kitchen.
But aside from a tendency to have characters tromp down the creaky movable seating at West of Lenin, the staging has a simplicity that serves the material just fine.
While ultimately a workout of creaky tropes, there's something refreshing in seeing 50 year-old Seigner the center of something that at least head fakes toward the erotic.
The enormous, creaky sanctuary has significant roof damage.
Moody’s pointed to the string of stresses debated ad nauseam by China watchers, as Beijing grapples with slowing growth, rising debt and an increasingly creaky financial system. ...
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First Known Use of creaky
CREAKY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of creaky for English Language Learners
: making a creaking sound
: no longer working well : old and in bad condition
CREAKY Defined for Kids
Definition of creaky for Students
: making or likely to make a long squeaking or scraping sound creaky stairs
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