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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Something achieved (or escaped) by a narrow margin; A short high-pitched noise v. - Make a high-pitched, screeching noise.

Usage examples (34)
  • The squeak of shoes on powdery snow
  • The Bursar's company, although quite harmless, had a habit of making one's brain squeak.
  • Or bumping into an object which then goes "squeak" or whatever.
  • He knows that 50% of the democrats don't want him and he is trying to "squeak" into the nomination. for more
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