squeak: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (skwēk), [key]
- a short, sharp, shrill cry; a sharp, high-pitched sound.
- opportunity; chance: their last squeak to correct the manuscript.
- an escape from defeat, danger, death, or destruction (usually qualified by narrow or close).
- to utter or emit a squeak or squeaky sound.
- to confess or turn informer; squeal.
- to utter or sound with a squeak or squeaks.
- to succeed, survive, pass, win, etc., by a very narrow margin: They can barely squeak by on their income. The team managed to squeak through.
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