- a person or thing that squeaks.
- Informal. a contest or game won by a very small margin.
- Informal. a dangerous situation.
Origin of squeaker
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Examples from the Web for squeaker
Obama is more likely to win in a squeaker than with a Reagan-sized mandate.Will a Reelected President Obama Face More Gridlock in 2013?
December 23, 2011
The Diaz-Balarts, both in squeaker races, are fighting for their political lives.Trouble In Florida
A. L. Bardach
October 30, 2008
I escaped its lure at first because of the 'squeaker' I carried with me.
But the monster got me when I fell and the 'squeaker' was broken.
As one looks at his Punch one feels that such a being is either a squeaker or a mute.George Cruikshank
W. H. Chesson
And they didn't like me and my squeaker a mossel; but wot did I care.
And I will too, if you so much as open your squeaker again!'The Castle Inn
Stanley John Weyman