What does the word squeak mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To utter with a squeak; make a squeak.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A thin, sharp, penetrating sound.

Usage examples for squeak

  1. As the elder Ranger drew down his eyebrows the creature gave a squeak of alarm and, dropping from a sitting position to all fours, wheeled and shambled swiftly along the wide hall, walking human fashion with its hind feet, dog fashion with its fore feet or arms. – The Second Generation by David Graham Phillips
  2. There was a rattle of falling plaster, a squeak, a dying scamper. – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie
  3. Then crouching behind a suitable bush as a blind, he would place the fingers of his right hand against his lips and, going through the act of kissing, he produced a plaintive squeak similar to that given by a rabbit caught by a hawk or in mortal distress. – Hunting with the Bow and Arrow by Saxton Pope