creak


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Synonyms for creak

a squeaking sound

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make a high-pitched, screeching noise

References in classic literature ?
Then chairs began to creak and shoes to scrape upon the carpet.
But at that minute I heard the stiff outer glass door open heavily with a creak and slam violently; the sound echoed up the stairs.
At this moment the door of the dining room unclosed with a creak, and Porthos perceived through the half-open flap the little clerk who, not being allowed to take part in the feast, ate his dry bread in the passage with the double odor of the dining room and kitchen.
Let only a chair creak, and I become more dead than alive.
Then, through sheer weariness, or perhaps in a moment of forgetfulness, they would manage to part from each other somehow, and by-and-by the planks of our long gangway would bend and creak under the weight of Mr.
The executioner was got out of the way; a hole contrived under the floor of his apartment; I myself was beneath the funeral vault, which I heard all at once creak beneath his feet.
At last the ship began to creak and slowly bridge, and the delay at Southampton came to an end.
They were followed by something like a faint creak or crack, as if the obstacle had either been opened or had given way.
Not long after one o'clock there was a slight creak in the darkened farmhouse once the mansion of the d'Urbervilles.
But in no more than a minute or two the stairs creak and Tony comes swiftly back.
With scarcely a creak we reached the hall, and could have walked out of the street door without danger or difficulty.
On another occasion," continued the poet, with a smile, "I peeped through the keyhole, before going to bed, and I beheld the most delicious dame in her shift that ever made a bed creak under her bare foot.
This time his skill was greater or his tool was better, for there was a sudden snap and the creak of the hinges.
The hard red bricks have only grown more firmly set with time, and their oak stairs do not creak and grunt when you try to go down them quietly.
Just then they heard a grating creak, followed by creak, creak, all round the Gardens.