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squeaker

[ skwee-ker ]
/ ˈskwi kər /
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noun

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

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

Origin of squeaker

First recorded in 1635–45; squeak + -er1
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