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Definition 1: having a rasping or grating sound - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where creaky or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • creaky stairs

Synonyms for creaky in the sense of this definition

(creaky is similar to ...) full of or characterized by loud and nonmusical sounds

"a noisy cafeteria" "a small noisy dog"

Definition 2: of or pertaining to arthritis - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where creaky or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • my creaky old joints
  • rheumy with age and grief

Synonyms for creaky in the sense of this definition

(creaky is similar to ...) not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind

"unhealthy ulcers"

Definition 3: worn and broken down by hard use - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where creaky or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a creaky shack
  • a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape
  • a flea-bitten sofa
  • a run-down neighborhood
  • a woebegone old shack

Synonyms for creaky in the sense of this definition

(creaky is similar to ...) affected by wear; damaged by long use

"worn threads on the screw" "a worn suit" "the worn pockets on the jacket"

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