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squeaker Syllabification: squeak·er
Pronunciation: /ˈskwēkər/

Definition of squeaker in English:


1A person or thing that squeaks.
Example sentences
  • In the Campo Raffaele, this visitor to Venice watched from her apartment a procession of children singing and blowing tin trumpets and squeakers like rude tongues.
  • The girls got tiaras with ‘Happy New Year’ written on them, plastic leis and squeakers, and the guys got ‘Happy New Year’ hats and squeakers.
  • This made sense considering what this animal has digested in the past: tampons, toilet paper rolls, q-tips, entire stuffed animals with squeakers, and one iBook power cord.
1.1 informal, chiefly North American A competition or election won or likely to be won by a narrow margin.
Example sentences
  • Lou, it isn't just the presidential race that's the squeaker here.
  • My gut feeling at the moment, which is almost as worthless as the polls, is that the first half of the ballot will be a squeaker, hinging on which side is more motivated to actually cast ballots.
  • The Clansmen won a squeaker on December 16, 2001 in Tacoma Washington defeating the University of Puget Sound 78-77.

Words that rhyme with squeaker

beaker, Costa Rica, Dominica, eureka, Frederica, Griqua, jobseeker, leaker, loudspeaker, seeker, shrieker, sika, sneaker, speaker, streaker, Tanganyika, theca, tikka, Topeka, wreaker
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