To make a grating or squeaking sound.(verb-intransitive)
To move with a creaking sound.(verb-intransitive)
A grating or squeaking sound.(noun)
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Use "creak" in a sentence
"Just then they heard a grating creak, followed by _creak, creak_, all round the Gardens."
"This is another creak from the failing superstructure of civil life."
"It’s pitch black, they are disoriented, and the only sound is a low rumble and creak from the belly of the ship."