Beks vs Eeks - What's the difference?
As a noun beks is .
As a verb eeks is (eek).
Representing a scream or shriek (especially in comic strips and books).
Expressing (sometimes mock) fear or surprise.
The shrill vocal sound of a mouse, rat, or monkey.
(en verb )
To produce a high-pitched squeal, as in fear or trepidation.
* 2009 , Paul Gelder, Yachting Monthly’s Further Confessions
* 2011 , Isaac E. Washington, The Stars in My Dreams (page 106)
- She was dangling the mouse by its tail, but as it tried to arch upwards and bite, she started to jig about wildly The anglers had watched a beautiful young woman dance naked beneath a full moon to the feverish rhythm of unworldly eeking noises!
- We saw a frog and she eeked in terror again from the sight of it hopping near her.