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  • noun The state of being squeaky


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  • A bigger name isn't always better, provided your agent has connections, and a plan (and young agents have often been networking with young editors since they were all underpaid assistants and associates, which means she's now got valuable connections, in spite of her relative pip-squeakiness).

    For Writers : So you want to be a novelist? 2010

  • I run the soap slippery over my body with my hands instead and mark each streak of slippery against the squeakiness of skin.

    Now or Something Very Similar Jason Lee Miller 2011

  • "The squeak of the snow will the temperature show" is clearly a truism, for many of us have experienced the squeakiness of walking over a very cold snow cover (a'la 2/7/10).

    Weather sayings: Do they have any value? Don Lipman 2010

  • Nikki - I'm sure you could though cheese curds are actually best fresh, after that they lose their squeakiness.

    Camp Food! kat 2008

  • Such a great combination of saltiness, squeakiness etc.

    Grilled Halloumi Salad Haalo 2007

  • Long drawn out, continued until Hornblower wondered how the trumpeter's breath could last so long; and he could guess from the variation between squeakiness and dullness that the trumpeter was displaying a considerable virtuosity.

    Hornblower In The West Indies Forester, C. S. 1958

  • The rhythm changed in an instant, and through the squeakiness of shattered pipes came a swirl of fake-oriental ragtime that resounded like mocking laughter in the old vaults and arches.

    One Man's Initiation—1917 John Dos Passos 1933

  • Not so the barbets; they call all the year round; even unfledged nestlings raise up the voices of infantile squeakiness.

    Birds of the Indian Hills Douglas Dewar 1916

  • There was a malicious squeakiness in this utterance, -- of course it came from that envious Miss Dormouse, who was forever peeping out of her habitation in the hedge.

    The Holy Cross and Other Tales Eugene Field 1872

  • Toyosaki Aki's vocals were a big mess compared to her first single, love your life, which sounded a lot better than this … The problem is that the messiness comes from the lyrics being sung way too fast and causing some squeakiness.

    Anime Nano! 2010


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