creakingly
See creak.

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  • creakingly — adverb With a creaking sound …   Wiktionary

  • creakingly — creak·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • creakingly — adverb in a creaky manner the old boat was moving along creakily • Syn: ↑creakily, ↑screakily • Derived from adjective: ↑screaky (for: ↑screakily), ↑creaky …   Useful english dictionary

  • creak — creakingly, adv. /kreek/, v.i. 1. to make a sharp, harsh, grating, or squeaking sound. 2. to move with creaking. v.t. 3. to cause to creak. n. 4. a creaking sound. [1275 1325; ME creken to croak, appar. back formation from OE craecettan, var. of… …   Universalium

  • creak — verb 1》 make a harsh sound when being moved or when pressure is applied. 2》 show weakness or frailty under strain. noun a creaking sound. Derivatives creaking adjective creakingly adverb creaky adjective (creakier, creakiest). Origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • creak — n. & v. n. a harsh scraping or squeaking sound. v.intr. 1 make a creak. 2 a move with a creaking noise. b move stiffly and awkwardly. c show weakness or frailty under strain. Derivatives: creakingly adv. Etymology: ME, imit.: cf. CRAKE, CROAK …   Useful english dictionary

  • creakily — adverb in a creaky manner the old boat was moving along creakily • Syn: ↑creakingly, ↑screakily • Derived from adjective: ↑screaky (for: ↑screakily), ↑creaky …   Useful english dictionary

  • screakily — adverb in a creaky manner the old boat was moving along creakily • Syn: ↑creakily, ↑creakingly • Derived from adjective: ↑screaky, ↑creaky (for: ↑creakily) …   Useful english dictionary

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