English - Vietnamese Dictionary
creak /kri:k/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- tiếng cọt kẹt, tiếng cót két, tiếng kẽo kẹt
- nội động từ
- cọt kẹt, cót két, kẽo kẹt
creaks|creaked|creakingkriːkAdvanced English Dictionary
+a squeaking sound
+make a high-pitched, screeching noise
verb, nounCollocation Dictionary
to make the sound that a door sometimes makes when you open it or that a wooden floor sometimes makes when you step on it: [V] She heard a floorboard creak upstairs. + a creaking bed / gate / stair + The table creaked and groaned under the weight. + The timbers creaked as the boat set sail. + [V-ADJ] The door creaked open.
Idioms: creak under the strain if a system or service creaks under the strain, it cannot deal effectively with all the things it is expected to do or provide
+ noun [C] (also creaking [U, C]) a sound, for example that sometimes made by a door when it opens or shuts, or by a wooden floor when you step on it: the creak / creaking of the door + Distant creaks and groans echoed eerily along the dark corridors.
loud | little
VERB + CREAK
give, let out
The gate gave a loud creak as he pushed it open.
with a ~
The gate swung open with a creak.
| ~ of
the creak of a floorboard/door
More information about SOUND
give a ~
The dog gave a low growl.
let out a ~
He let out a blood-curdling scream.
We heard the peal of church bells.
with a ~
The vase fell to the ground with a great crash.
a roar of laughtera snort of derisionthe whine of an engine
The chair creaked under his weight.
creak and groan
The ice creaked and groaned underfoot.
| creak open
The door creaked open an inch.
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