Definition of Squeaking

1. Adjective. Having or making a high-pitched sound such as that made by a mouse or a rusty hinge.

Exact synonyms: Screaky, Screechy, Squeaky, Squealing
Similar to: High, High-pitched
Derivative terms: Screech, Screech, Squeak

Definition of Squeaking

1. Verb. (present participle of ''squeak'') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Squeaking

1. squeak [v] - See also: squeak

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Squeaking

squawweed
squawweeds
squbit
squbits
squeak
squeak by
squeak out
squeak through
squeaked
squeaker
squeakers
squeakier
squeakiest
squeakily
squeakiness
squeaking (current term)
squeakingly
squeaks
squeaky
squeaky-clean
squeaky bum time
squeaky clean
squeaky wheel
squeaky wheel gets the grease
squeal
squeal like a stuck pig
squealed
squealer
squealers
squealing

Literary usage of Squeaking

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1. The Indian Forester (1887)
"squeaking CATERPILLARS AND MOTHS. IT has long been known that the ... (Acherontia atropos) makes a squeaking noise when it is handled ; but I have never ..."

2. Memoirs of the Court of England, from the Revolution in 1688 to the Death of by John Heneage Jesse (1846)
"Pope's satirical description of his squeaking voice.—Enlists as a volunteer in the expedition to Tangier.—Appointed Captain of Grenadiers in the Duke of ..."

3. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1856)
"all venting themselves in scarcely human language—squeaking, groaning, barking ? Even where these heights of impropriety are not reached, ..."

4. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1904)
"... board when the ship was at anchor off Algiers and some few nights later, between Algiers and Gibraltar, one flew on board and ran squeaking up his leg ..."

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