squeaked


squeaked
skwɪːk n. short high-pitched sound (like one made by a mouse or a rusty hinge) v. make a short high-pitched sound; betray, turn informer (Slang)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Squeaked — Squeak Squeak (skw[=e]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Squeaked} (skw[=e]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Squeaking}.] [Probably of imitative origin; cf. Sw. sqv[ a]ka to croak, Icel. skvakka to give a sound as of water shaken in a bottle.] 1. To utter a sharp,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • squeak — [[t]skwi͟ːk[/t]] squeaks, squeaking, squeaked 1) VERB If something or someone squeaks, they make a short, high pitched sound. My boots squeaked a little as I walked... [V adj] The door squeaked open... [V with n] She squeaked with delight. N… …   English dictionary

  • squeak — squeak1 [skwi:k] v [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: From the sound] 1.) to make a short high noise or cry that is not loud ▪ A rat squeaked and ran into the bushes. ▪ The door squeaked open. 2.) [I and T] to say something in a very high voice,… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • squeak — I UK [skwiːk] / US [skwɪk] verb Word forms squeak : present tense I/you/we/they squeak he/she/it squeaks present participle squeaking past tense squeaked past participle squeaked 1) [intransitive] to make a short, high noise The door squeaked… …   English dictionary

  • squeak through — {v.}, {informal} To be successful but almost fail; win by a small score. * /Susan squeaked through the history examination./ * /The football team squeaked through 7 6./ Compare: BY THE SKIN OF ONE S TEETH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • squeak through — {v.}, {informal} To be successful but almost fail; win by a small score. * /Susan squeaked through the history examination./ * /The football team squeaked through 7 6./ Compare: BY THE SKIN OF ONE S TEETH …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • squeak — squeak1 [ skwik ] verb 1. ) intransitive to make a short, high noise: Their shoes squeaked on the tiled floor. The door squeaked open. 2. ) intransitive or transitive to speak in a high voice, especially because you are upset or excited squeak… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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