squeaker

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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.

squeak•er

(ˈskwi kər)

n.
1. a person or thing that squeaks.
2. a game won by a very small margin.
[1635–45]
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
Translations

squeaker

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