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Princeton's WordNet

  1. leaky(adj)

    permitting the unwanted passage of fluids or gases

    "a leaky roof"; "a leaky defense system"

  2. leaky(adj)

    used informally; unable to retain urine

  3. blabbermouthed, leaky, talebearing(a), tattling(a)(adj)

    prone to communicate confidential information


  1. Leaky(a.)

    (Genetics) Retaining some function; not completely inactivating the gene; as, substitution mutations are sometimes leaky; -- of mutations.


  1. leaky(Adjective)

    Having leaks, not sealed.

    The leaky bucket only dripped one drop at a time, but by the time I got back to the house it was half empty.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Leaky

    permitting water or other fluid to leak in or out; as, a leaky roof or cask

  2. Leaky

    apt to disclose secrets; tattling; not close

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. leaky

    The state of a ship admitting water, and a cask or other vessel letting out its contents.

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How to say Leaky in sign language?

  1. leaky


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Leaky in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Leaky in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Leaky in a Sentence

  1. Andrew Roorda:

    It is very important for the general public to know that leaky gut syndrome is not a diagnosis.

  2. Charles Mackay:

    A leaky gut is bad because all these undesirable things go from the gut into the bloodstream, and they screw up the immune system.

  3. Casey Sommerfeld:

    This immune response can lead to increased inflammation and' leaky' blood vessels, which can lead to fluid accumulation in the lungs.

  4. Jeb Bush:

    I've never seen a White House as leaky as this one, people should be fired if they're disloyal to the president of the United States and leaking.

  5. Andrew Roorda:

    We should be skeptical of leaky gut as a diagnosis, further, we should not adopt any proposed treatments that are currently being marketed unless they are proven effective.

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