verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of squeak
Related Words for squeakcreak, screech, squeal, sound, pipe, yelp, cry, whine, cheep, grate, sing, peep, shrill, scream, talk, scritch
Examples from the Web for squeak
Contemporary Examples of squeak
And while polls show 594 is likely to pass, 591 could squeak by as well.NRA Ducks Gun Fight Out West
October 29, 2014
Shapard, the pollster, predicts Lankford will just squeak by with a narrow majority.T.W. Shannon’s Senate Campaign Is Not About Race. Really.
June 24, 2014
And it was the most that could squeak through a filibuster- hobbled Senate.The Indispensible Nancy Pelosi
March 25, 2014
Kate Middleton revealed today that her nickname at junior school was 'Squeak' - after the school guinea pig.Squeak! Kate Middleton's School Nickname Revealed
November 30, 2012
But the GOP didn't just squeak out a few victories; they crushed.Is Demography Destiny?
November 7, 2012
Historical Examples of squeak
I thought I'd shouted it, but it sounded just like a squeak.W. A. G.'s Tale
Anywhere but that rocker, I mean; that's got a squeak in the leg.Cap'n Dan's Daughter
Joseph C. Lincoln
"Don't you so much as squeak, Mr. Castro," a voice whispered in my ear.Romance
Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
He had cracked his voice at last, and could only squeak miserably.The Nigger Of The "Narcissus"
You've got two notes at present, and one's a squeak and t'other's a grumble.Despair's Last Journey
David Christie Murray
Word Origin for squeak
late 14c., probably of imitative origin, similar to Middle Swedish skväka "to squeak, croak." Related: Squeaked; squeaking. The noun is from 1660s; sense of "narrow escape" is from 1822.