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Meaning of SHAKY

Pronunciation:  'sheykee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  not secure; beset with difficulties; "a shaky marriage"
  2. [adj]  inclined to shake as from weakness or defect; "a rickety table"; "a wobbly chair with shaky legs"; "the ladder felt a little wobbly"; "the bridge still stands though one of the arches is wonky"
  3. [adj]  vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze; "a quaking bog"; "the quaking child asked for more"; "quivering leaves of a poplar tree"; "with shaking knees"; "seemed shaky on her feet"; "sparkling light from the shivering crystals of the chandelier"; "trembling hands"
 

SHAKY is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: insecure, precarious, quaking, quivering, rickety, shaking, shivering, trembling, unsafe, unstable, unsteady, wobbly, wonky
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Shak"y\, a. [Compar. {Shakier}; superl. {Shakiest}.]
1. Shaking or trembling; as, a shaky spot in a marsh; a shaky
   hand. --Thackeray.

2. Full of shakes or cracks; cracked; as, shaky timber.
   --Gwilt.

3. Easily shaken; tottering; unsound; as, a shaky
   constitution; shaky business credit. [Colloq.]

 

 

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