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squeak·er

 (skwē′kər)
n.
1. One that squeaks.
2. Informal Something, such as an election, that is won, passed, or achieved by the narrowest of margins or at the very last moment.
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squeak•er

(ˈskwi kər)

n.
1. a person or thing that squeaks.
2. a game won by a very small margin.
[1635–45]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.squeaker - any artifact that makes a squeaking sound when used; "those sneakers are squeakers"; "which hinge is the squeaker?"
artefact, artifact - a man-made object taken as a whole
2.squeaker - something achieved (or escaped) by a narrow marginsqueaker - something achieved (or escaped) by a narrow margin
accomplishment, achievement - the action of accomplishing something
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Translations

squeaker

[ˈskwiːkəʳ] N (in toy etc) → chirriador m
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