1Making a harsh, high-pitched sound when being moved or when pressure or weight is applied.
- ‘he boards a creaking wooden boat’
2Showing weakness or frailty under strain.
- ‘they have to rely on a creaking transport system’
Harsh, high-pitched noise made when something is being moved or when pressure or weight is applied to it.
- ‘we could hear the creaking of the deteriorating wood’
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