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creak

creak

pronunciation:
krik
parts of speech:
verb, noun
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: verb
inflections: creaked, creaking, creaks
definition: to make or move with a grinding or squeaking noise.
The chair creaked when he sat down in it.Her bones creak when the weather is cold and damp.
synonyms:
grate, rasp, squeak
similar words:
scrape, screech
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a grinding or squeaking sound.
The rusty gate moved with a creak.
synonyms:
scrape, scratch, squeak
similar words:
rasp, screech
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word creek (a small stream)? In many parts of the US, creak and creek are said in exactly the same way.