Variant of squeak
- to make or utter a short, sharp, high-pitched sound or cry
- Chiefly Brit., Informal to act as an informer; squeal
Origin: ME squeken, prob. akin to ON skvakka, to gurgle
- to utter or produce in a squeak
- to cause (a door, etc.) to squeak
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