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Definition of creak verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they creak
he / she / it creaks
past simple creaked
-ing form creaking
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to make the sound that a door sometimes makes when you open it or that a wooden floor sometimes makes when you step on it She heard a floorboard creak upstairs. a creaking bed/gate/stair The table creaked and groaned under the weight. The timbers creaked as the boat set sail. + adj. The door creaked open.
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