squeak

Part of speech: verb

To utter with a squeak; make a squeak.

Part of speech: noun

A thin, sharp, penetrating sound.

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Usage examples "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", David Graham Phillips.
  2. There was a rattle of falling plaster, a squeak, a dying scamper. - "Carnival", 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", Saxton Pope.