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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A small stream.

Usage examples (40)
  • A small creek runs through the field behind our house.
  • The creek dried up every summer
  • Over the divide at the head of this creek is a tributary of the Big Windy.
  • When the mills here would be standing and all, why we'd just mess around, go on what they called the creek over there. for more
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  • We always heard a strange "creak" (unpleasant squeaking sound) coming from the house near the "creek" (a small stream).
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