squeaky

[ skwee-kee ]
/ ˈskwi ki /

adjective, squeak·i·er, squeak·i·est.

squeaking; tending to squeak: His squeaky shoes could be heard across the lobby.

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Origin of squeaky

First recorded in 1860–65; squeak + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM squeaky

squeak·i·ly, adverbsqueak·i·ness, noun
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