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SQUEAK

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does squeak mean? 

SQUEAK (noun)
  The noun SQUEAK has 2 senses:

1. a short high-pitched noise
2. something achieved (or escaped) by a narrow margin

  Familiarity information: SQUEAK used as a noun is rare.


SQUEAK (verb)
  The verb SQUEAK has 1 sense:

1. make a high-pitched, screeching noise

  Familiarity information: SQUEAK used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SQUEAK (noun)


Sense 1squeak [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A short high-pitched noise

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Context example:

the squeak of shoes on powdery snow

Hypernyms ("squeak" is a kind of...):

noise (sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound))


Sense 2squeak [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Something achieved (or escaped) by a narrow margin

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

close call; close shave; narrow escape; squeak; squeaker

Hypernyms ("squeak" is a kind of...):

accomplishment; achievement (the action of accomplishing something)


SQUEAK (verb)


Sense 1squeak [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make a high-pitched, screeching noise

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Synonyms:

creak; screak; screech; skreak; squeak

Context example:

The door creaked when I opened it slowly

Hypernyms (to "squeak" is one way to...):

make noise; noise; resound (emit a noise)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s

Sentence examples:

Cars squeak in the streets
The streets squeak with cars


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