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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or pertaining to arthritis; Having a rasping or grating sound; Worn and broken down by hard use.

Usage examples (38)
  • My creaky old joints
  • Instead it came first in creaky agricultural countries, and never did come where he expected it.
  • All that happens with age is the equipment gets creaky, that is it. the brain doesn't have to change at all.
  • However, I've also been pondering today on the possibility that the voicing here also involves laryngealization aka creaky voicing1. for more
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