Etymology
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creaky (adj.)

"creaking, apt to creak," 1834, from creak + -y (2). Related: Creakily; creakiness.

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Definitions of creaky

creaky (adj.)
worn and broken down by hard use;
a creaky shack
Synonyms: decrepit / derelict / flea-bitten / run-down / woebegone
creaky (adj.)
having a rasping or grating sound;
creaky stairs
Synonyms: screaky
creaky (adj.)
of or pertaining to arthritis;
my creaky old joints
From wordnet.princeton.edu