Definition Of squeak


a short, high-pitched sound or cry.

the door opened with a slight squeak

make a high-pitched sound or cry.

he oiled the hinges to stop them from squeaking

succeed in achieving something by a very narrow margin.

the bill squeaked through with just six votes to spare

Example Of squeak

  • A squeak sounded from the other room and moments later a middle-aged woman rolled out in a wheelchair.

  • And have we heard a squeak from the director with the verbal incontinence?

  • Anyway - I haven't heard a squeak from Father since sending him the letter nearly a fortnight ago.

  • ‘I wasn't aware dinner had been served,’ I replied my voice sounding like a squeak when it came out.

  • Cleo managed a forced laugh, though it sounded more like a squeak .

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