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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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creakycreak‧y /ˈkriːki/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 CSOUNDsomething such as a door, floor, or bed that is creaky creaks when you open it, walk on it, sit on it etc, especially because it is old and not in good condition 🔊 creaky stairs2 an organization, company etc that is creaky uses old-fashioned methods and does not work very well 🔊 creaky state-owned factoriescreakily adverbcreakiness noun [uncountable]
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creakyHe kept his jeans and sweaters in a plastic suitcase under the creaky bed.a creaky national telephone systemWhen they are successful a bell rings and a mechanical buddha lights up and makes a creaky obeisance.I descend the narrow, creaky staircase and notice another public-service-law-oriented program on the lower floors.
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