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Definition of 'creaky'


  1. worn and broken down by hard use; "a creaky shack"; "a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape"; "a flea-bitten sofa"; "a run-down neighborhood"; "a woebegone old shack"
       Synonyms: decrepit derelict flea-bitten run-down woebegone
  2. having a rasping or grating sound; "they were alerted by the creaking gate"; "creaky stairs"
       Synonyms: creaking screaky
  3. of or pertaining to arthritis; "my creaky old joints"; "rheumy with age and grief"
       Synonyms: arthritic rheumatic rheumatoid rheumy

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