squeaker

Primary Meanings of squeaker

1.
n
any artifact that makes a squeaking sound when used
2.
n
something achieved (or escaped) by a narrow margin
Full Definitions of squeaker
1

n any artifact that makes a squeaking sound when used

“those sneakers are squeakers
“which hinge is the squeaker?”
Type of:
artefact, artifact
a man-made object taken as a whole
2

n something achieved (or escaped) by a narrow margin

Synonyms:
close call, close shave, narrow escape, squeak
Type of:
accomplishment, achievement
the action of accomplishing something

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