squeaker

noun squeak·er \ ˈskwē-kər \
Updated on: 1 Dec 2017

Definition of squeaker

1 : one that squeaks
2 : a contest (such as a game or an election) won by a small margin

Examples of squeaker in a Sentence

  1. They won in a 10–9 squeaker.

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First Known Use of squeaker

1641


SQUEAKER Defined for English Language Learners

squeaker

noun

Definition of squeaker for English Language Learners

  • : a contest (such as a game or an election) that is won by only a small amount


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