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creak +‎ -y

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creaky (comparative creakier, superlative creakiest)

  1. Tending to creak
  2. Worn down by overuse; decrepit
  3. arthritic or rheumatic
  4. (linguistics) Of or relating to a special kind of phonation in which the arytenoid cartilages in the larynx are drawn together, compressing the vocal folds.
    creaky tone
    creaky voice

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