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creak /kri:k/
  • danh từ
    • tiếng cọt kẹt, tiếng cót két, tiếng kẽo kẹt
    • nội động từ
      • cọt kẹt, cót két, kẽo kẹt
    Concise Dictionary
    +a squeaking sound
    +make a high-pitched, screeching noise
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb
    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.
    Collocation Dictionary


    loud | little


    give, let out
    The gate gave a loud creak as he pushed it open.
    | hear


    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.

    hear ~
    We heard the peal of church bells.

    with a ~
    The vase fell to the ground with a great crash.

    ~ of
    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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