Creak (kr?k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Creaked (kr?kt); p. pr. & vb. n. Creaking.] [OE. creken, prob. of imitative origin; cf. E. crack, and. D. kreiken to crackle, chirp.]

To make a prolonged sharp grating or ssqueaking sound, as by the friction of hard substances; as, shoes creak.

The creaking locusts with my voice conspire. Dryden.

Doors upon their hinges creaked. Tennyson.

 

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Creak, v. t.

To produce a creaking sound with.

Creaking my shoes on the plain masonry. Shak.

 

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Creak (kr?k), n.

Thew sound produced by anuthing that creaks; a creaking.

Roget.

 

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