Translation of squeak in Spanish:
- 1 (of animal, person)(of hinge, pen) chirrido (masculine)(of shoes) crujido (masculine)to give o let out a squeakpegar un chillidoany messages from New York? — not a squeak¿algún mensaje de Nueva York? — ni una palabra or [colloquial] ni píoI don't want to hear a squeak out of anyone [colloquial] [humorous]no quiero que se oiga ni el vuelo de una moscaExample sentences
- ‘I wasn't aware dinner had been served,’ I replied my voice sounding like a squeak when it came out.
- Grover Norquist, on the other hand, speaks like a man who had all the delight squeezed out of him years ago, leaving him with nothing in his voice but a high-pitched squeak of disdain.
- It made short purring sounds, mixed with squeaks, then it vanished.
- 2 (escape) [colloquial]a narrow o (in American English also) close squeakwe got there in time, but it was a narrow squeakllegamos a tiempo, pero por un pelo or por los pelos [colloquial]she's never actually had an accident, but she's had several narrow squeaksnunca ha llegado a tener un accidente pero se ha salvado por un pelo or por los pelos varias veces [colloquial]Example sentences
- Still, even while driving in and out of Irish potholes, you'll hear no squeak or feel no squirm from the structure or fittings.
- And have we heard a squeak from the director with the verbal incontinence?
- Now, we have been blessed with a good summer and very few people are saying squeak.
crujirExample sentences1.2 (pass by a narrow margin) to squeak past/through
pasar raspando [colloquial]
- At the sound of the door squeaking slowly open, both of us rose and turned to face it.
- Just then, the sound of keys and the front door squeaking open met our ears.
- The floors had stopped squeaking, and there was the sound of someone walking on the boards that didn't squeak.
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