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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Something achieved (or escaped) by a narrow margin; Any artifact that makes a high-pitched sound when used.

Usage examples (32)
  • Which hinge is the squeaker?
  • That's not a "squeaker" -- it's not a huge margin, but it was absolutely decisive.
  • But the monster got me when I fell and the 'squeaker' was broken.
  • I escaped its lure at first because of the 'squeaker' I carried with me. for more
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