- Squeaker Squeak"er (-[~e]r), n.
1. One who, or that which, squeaks.
3. (a) A contest won by a small margin. (b) A narrow escape from harm. [Colloq.] [PJC]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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