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creak
American English: /krik/
British English: /kriːk/

Translation of creak in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • (door/hinges)
    chirriar
    (bedsprings/floorboards)
    crujir
    (joints/boots)
    crujir
    Example sentences
    • Beneath her, the wooden floors creaked and her shoes sounded softly in the silence.
    • I heard the gates creak open and felt a slight shove to move forward.
    • I'm caught unawares as the wooden door creaks open, and a large man lurches into the room, his belly swaying with every step he takes.

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