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    shaky - Dictionary definition and meaning for word shaky

    (adj) inclined to shake as from weakness or defect
    Synonyms : rickety , wobbly , wonky
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    (adj) vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze
    Synonyms : shivering , trembling
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    (adj) not secure; beset with difficulties
    Synonyms : precarious
    Example Sentence
    • a shaky marriage
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