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See definition of creaky on Dictionary.com
  • as instiff
  • as indecrepit
  • as inaged
  • as inancient

synonyms for creaky

  • arthritic
  • rigid
  • solid
  • stark
  • tense
  • thick
  • tight
  • wooden
  • brittle
  • buckram
  • firm
  • refractory
  • rheumatic
  • set
  • annealed
  • benumbed
  • cemented
  • chilled
  • congealed
  • contracted
  • fixed
  • frozen
  • graceless
  • hardened
  • immalleable
  • impliable
  • incompliant
  • indurate
  • inelastic
  • mechanical
  • numbed
  • ossified
  • petrified
  • resistant
  • solidified
  • starched
  • starchy
  • steely
  • stiff as a board
  • stony
  • taut
  • unbending
  • unflexible
  • ungraceful
  • unsupple
  • unyielding
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antonyms for creaky

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  • bending
  • flexible
  • loose
  • pliable
  • slack
  • soft
  • indefinite
  • supple
  • calm
  • casual
  • easy
  • graceful
  • informal
  • moderate
  • normal
  • pliant
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How to use creaky in a sentence

Those Sixers fans must understand that Beal’s creaky hamstring is getting better, not worse, and that his 25-point night against the Pacers came in just 28 minutes — load management in the playoffs.
THESE WIZARDS ARE MANY THINGS AS THEY ENTER THE PLAYOFFS. AFRAID IS NOT ONE OF THEM.BARRY SVRLUGAMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Dody Fugate lives in a creaky, low-ceilinged prefab on seven acres of scrub outside Santa Fe.
THE SEARCH FOR A RANGER WHO WAS LOST AND NEVER FOUNDBRENDAN BORRELLAPRIL 1, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
I’d been invited to dinner at the home of one of my fellow guides, and when I stepped onto the creaky floorboards of the old cottage, I discovered a woman in jeans and sandals and a sleeveless shirt stirring soup on the stove.
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That preconception primes our minds to run wild whenever we hear a creaky floorboard or feel a sudden chill.
WHY DO WE SEE GHOSTS?JAKE BITTLEOCTOBER 6, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The migration will also mean Element will be replacing the current “creaky” matrix-appservice-gitter bridge.
ELEMENT ACQUIRES GITTER TO GET MORE DEVELOPERS ON BOARD WITH THE OPEN MATRIX MESSAGING PROTOCOLNATASHA LOMASSEPTEMBER 30, 2020TECHCRUNCH
As the girl spoke, footsteps were heard ascending the creaky wooden stair.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
Can't cry creaky waxworks any more than you can stinking fish.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, OCTOBER 27TH, 1894VARIOUS
Grateful for the offer, Emily climbed into the creaky seat under the fragrant, overhanging load.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
Since the building was of wood, I had to exercise great caution in moving about, so creaky were the boards.
13 DAYSJOHN ALAN LYDE CAUNTER
Footsteps came from the hall, creaky noises of someone trying not to make a sound.
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WORDS RELATED TO CREAKY

  • age-old
  • ancient
  • antediluvian
  • antiquated
  • antique
  • been around
  • creaky
  • elderly
  • getting on
  • gray
  • moth-eaten
  • oldie
  • over the hill
  • passé
  • rusty
  • senescent
  • senior citizen
  • shot
  • timeworn
  • venerable
  • worn
  • worse for wear
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