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creek

 
pronunciation:
krik
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part of speech: noun
definition: a stream that is smaller than a river; brook.
 
synonyms:
branch, brook, stream
similar words:
channel, inlet, river, strait, tributary
Homophone Note
In many parts of the US, the words creek and creak (squeak) are said in exactly the same way. However, these two words have different meanings.
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  river, water