squeaker

[ skwee-ker ]
/ ˈskwi kər /

noun

a person or thing that squeaks.
Informal. a contest or game won by a very small margin.
Informal. a dangerous situation.

Origin of squeaker

First recorded in 1635–45; squeak + -er1
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