rickety, shaky, wobbly, wonky(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"
affected with, suffering from, or characteristic of rickets
"rickety limbs and joints"; "a rachitic patient"
decrepit, debile, feeble, infirm, rickety, sapless, weak, weakly(adj)
lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
"a feeble old woman"; "her body looked sapless"
Of an object: not strong or sturdy, as because of poor construction or upkeep; not safe or secure; giddy; shaky.
He hesitated about climbing such a small, rickety ladder.
Of a person: feeble in the joints; tottering.
The rickety old man hardly managed to climb the stairs.
Affected with or suffering from rickets.
affected with rickets
feeble in the joints; imperfect; weak; shaky
The numerical value of rickety in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of rickety in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of rickety in a Sentence
Ridicule has historically proven itself a rickety fence for great ideas.
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Translations for rickety
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- wackelig, rachitisch, gebrechlichGerman
- ξεχαρβαλωμένος, σαθρός, ετοιμόρροπος, ραχιτικόςGreek
- hutera, kuppainen, riisitautinen, haurasFinnish
- rachitique, boiteux, chambranlant, délabréFrench
- rachitik, delambreHaitian Creole
- rachitico, traballanteItalian
- gebrekkig, gammel, wankel, rachitischDutch
- ветхий, трясущийся, рахитичныйRussian
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