Usage examples for squeak

  1. For a loud squeak had suddenly startled the children, who were now looking about them everywhere in vain, to find out where it came from. – Milly and Olly by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  2. As the elder Ranger drew down his eyebrows the creature gave a squeak of alarm and, dropping from a sitting position to all fours, wheeled and shambled swiftly along the wide hall, walking human fashion with its hind feet, dog fashion with its fore feet or arms. – The Second Generation by David Graham Phillips
  3. The 'tedious brief' scene was drawing to an end, when the door opened and Mrs. M'Cosh, with a scared look in her eyes and an excited squeak in her voice, announced, " Lord Bidborough." – Penny Plain by Anna Buchan (writing as O. Douglas)
  4. No conceivable method could get that information out of us, any more than it could be had from the squeak- box that Survey dropped here. – Breaking Point by James E. Gunn
  5. Uncle Timothy would squeak. – 'Lena Rivers by Mary J. Holmes
  6. His brother then attempts to complete the narrative from the scattered, confused notes, but to his horror, whenever he approaches the desk, the phantom of the dead man is ever there, busily writing: he can hear the pen squeak on the paper. – Essays on Russian Novelists by William Lyon Phelps
  7. My husband got slowly and heavily up out of the chair, which gave out a squeak or two even when relieved of his weight. – The Prairie Mother by Arthur Stringer
  8. After a little squeak half of delight and half of fear, Gretchen settled herself more comfortably in her companion's lap. – The Red Cross Girls with Pershing to Victory by Margaret Vandercook
  9. The grinder Reynolds, a very honest fellow, admitted, to Mr. Cheetham, that he thought it a sorry trick, for a hundred men to strike against one that had had a squeak for his life. – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  10. If one gets separated from the others let him give the cry of a night owl and the others will answer with the squeak of the prairie lizard. – Danger! and Other Stories by Arthur Conan Doyle
  11. What, that little squeak? – The Patchwork Girl of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  12. And, as Elizabeth indignantly declared, even a worm would turn at being commanded to take off its boots, when they were a brand new copper- toed pair with a lovely loud squeak! – 'Lizbeth of the Dale by Marian Keith
  13. That was a narrow squeak, eh? – The Everlasting Arms by Joseph Hocking
  14. I say, that was a narrow squeak, when the old woman nearly caught us." – Blind Policy by George Manville Fenn
  15. Their voices are a sort of squeak, and you can often hear them talking among the rushes in the early evening. – The-Burgess-Animal-Book-for-Children by Burgess, Thornton W. (Thornton Waldo)
  16. The squeak of a bat is a familiar instance of such a sound, and experiment will show that on a summer evening, when the whole air is full of the shrill, needle- like cries of these little animals, quite a large number of men will be absolutely unconscious of them, and unable to hear anything at all. – Clairvoyance by Charles Webster Leadbeater
  17. I remembered the odious squeak in the wheels of Mrs. Dane's chair. – Sight Unseen by Mary Roberts Rinehart