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Context MattersPlay
Use 'squeaky' to describe noises often considered annoying or in need of repair. SlideThe squeaky wheel on the cart was driving me nuts.
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Sensory ImageryPlay
'Squeaky' evokes a vivid sound image; use it to help listeners imagine the noise. SlideHe walked stealthily, but his squeaky boots gave him away.
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Onomatopoeic UsePlay
'Squeaky' mimics the actual sound it describes, making it onomatopoeic. SlideThe mouse's squeaky noise scared the cat.