HyperDic: rickety

English > 3 senses of the word rickety:
ADJECTIVEallrickety, shaky, wobbly, wonkyinclined to shake as from weakness or defect
allrickety, rachiticaffected with, suffering from, or characteristic of rickets
allrickety, decrepit, debile, feeble, infirm, sapless, weak, weaklylacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
rickety > pronunciation
Soundsrih'kahtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > rickety: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningInclined to shake as from weakness or defect.
Example"a rickety table"
Synonymsshaky, wobbly, wonky
Broaderunstablelacking stability or fixity / fixity or firmness
Spanishtambaleante, tembloroso
Catalanindecís, inestable, tremolós, trontollós, vacil·lant
Nounsricketinessthe quality of not being steady or securely fixed in place
English > rickety: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningaffected with, suffering from, or characteristic of rickets.
Example"rickety limbs and joints"
Synonymrachitic
Broaderill, sickAffected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
Catalanraquític
English > rickety: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaninglacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality.
Synonymsdecrepit, debile, feeble, infirm, sapless, weak, weakly
Broaderfrailphysically weak
Spanishdébil, decrépito, enfermizo
Catalandèbil, decrèpit, feble, malaltís

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