What does rickety mean?

Definitions for rickety
ˈrɪk ɪ tirick·ety

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word rickety.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. rickety, rachitic(adj)

    affected with, suffering from, or characteristic of rickets

    "rickety limbs and joints"; "a rachitic patient"

  3. decrepit, debile, feeble, infirm, rickety, sapless, weak, weakly(adj)

    lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality

    "a feeble old woman"; "her body looked sapless"

Wiktionary

  1. rickety(Adjective)

    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.

  2. rickety(Adjective)

    Of a person: feeble in the joints; tottering.

    The rickety old man hardly managed to climb the stairs.

  3. rickety(Adjective)

    Affected with or suffering from rickets.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rickety(adj)

    affected with rickets

  2. Rickety(adj)

    feeble in the joints; imperfect; weak; shaky

How to pronounce rickety?

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How to say rickety in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rickety in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rickety in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of rickety in a Sentence

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    Ridicule has historically proven itself a rickety fence for great ideas.

Images & Illustrations of rickety

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Translations for rickety

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • wackelig, rachitisch, gebrechlichGerman
  • ξεχαρβαλωμένος, σαθρός, ετοιμόρροπος, ραχιτικόςGreek
  • raquíticoSpanish
  • hutera, kuppainen, riisitautinen, haurasFinnish
  • rachitique, boiteux, chambranlant, délabréFrench
  • rachitik, delambreHaitian Creole
  • rachitico, traballanteItalian
  • gebrekkig, gammel, wankel, rachitischDutch
  • ветхий, трясущийся, рахитичныйRussian
  • skrangligSwedish
  • 搖搖晃晃Chinese

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