creaky

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adjective \ˈkrē-kē\

Definition of creaky

creakier

;

creakiest

  1. 1 :  marked by creaking :  squeaky creaky shoes

  2. 2 :  showing signs of deterioration or decrepitude a creaky old house a creaky economy

creakily

play \ˈkrē-kə-lē\ adverb

creakiness

play \ˈkrē-kē-nəs\ noun

Examples of creaky in a sentence

  1. The new governor promises to work to revive the state's creaky economy.

  2. a computer system that is creaky with age

1834

First Known Use of creaky

1834


CREAKY Defined for English Language Learners

creaky

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adjective \ˈkrē-kē\

Definition of creaky for English Language Learners

  • : making a creaking sound

  • : no longer working well : old and in bad condition


CREAKY Defined for Kids

creaky

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adjective \ˈkrē-kē\

Definition of creaky for Students

creakier

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creakiest

  1. :  making or likely to make a long squeaking or scraping sound creaky stairs



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