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Onomatopoeic UsagePlay
The word 'squeak' mimics the sound it describes, which is common for sounds made by objects and animals. SlideThe mouse squeaked each time it scurried around.
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Indicating DisrepairPlay
'Squeak' often indicates something needs fixing or lubrication, such as hinges or wheels. SlideMy bike's wheels started to squeak after the long journey.
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Associated with SmallnessPlay
A 'squeak' is typically associated with small objects or creatures, not large ones. SlideThe puppy's tiny squeak melted my heart.