How to Pronounce creak?

Correct pronunciation for the word "creak" is [kɹˈiːk], [kɹˈiːk], [k_ɹ_ˈiː_k].

"Creak" in context

Creak is the sound of a structure or object that is slightly damaged or aging. It is a high-pitched squeaking or grinding sound that is usually made by metal, wood, or plastic as it is being forced apart or moved. Creak can signify a problem within the structure or object and often indicates a need for repair. For instance, when a door or a window creaks it is a strong sign that the hinges need to be oiled or tightened in order for them and the mechanism to work correctly.


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