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Shaky is sometimes a misspelling of shaggy.

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Definition of the adjective shaky

What does shaky mean as an attribute of a noun?

Shaky is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.

adjective - degrees: more shaky / shakier | most shaky / shakiest

  1. inclined to shake as from weakness or defect
  2. vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze
  3. not secure; beset with difficulties

Alternative definition of the adjective shaky

adjective

  1. Shaking or trembling.
  2. Nervous; Anxious.
  3. [context: of wood] Full of shakes or cracks; cracked.
  4. Easily shaken; tottering; unsound.

Person

Who is Shaky?

Shaky a.k.a. Shaky Smithson: Antoine "Shaky" Smithson is a American football wide receiver for the New Orleans VooDoo of the Arena Football League. He played college football at Utah. Smithson specializes as a return man.

Character

Shaky is a fictional film character.

Music

"Shaky" is an album released by Shakin' Stevens in 1981.

Writings

"Shaky" is a book by Michael Heatley.

  • genres: Biography, Autobiography
  • subject: Rock music

Miscellanea

Shaky a.k.a. Shakiness is a symptom.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Shaky

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Google previewThe Dimwit's Dictionary (2002)

5,000 Overused Words and Phrases and Alternatives to Them by Robert Hartwell Fiske

lopsided; shaky; unbalanced; unsettled; unsound; unstable; wobbly. out of line A moribund metaphor (See page 19). 1. improper; inappropriate; inapt; indecorous; unbefitting; uncalled for; unfit; unfitting; unsuitable; unsuited 2. boisterous; ...

Google previewThe Godzone Dictionary (2006)

Of Favourite New Zealand Words and Phrases by Max Cryer

Shaky. Isles. Because it is prone to earthquakes, New Zealand is sometimes called the Shaky Isles, especially by Australians. Ironically, Australia actually has more earthquakes than New Zealand.

Google previewDictionary of phrase and fable. [A dictionary of English literature] by W.D. Adams, with additions (1885)

by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

SHAKY. 8HANDEAN EXACTNESS. has provoked much controversy. It is as follows : — TO THK ONLTB BEGETTER Or T11EBK INSOINQ SONNETS MB. W. H. ALL HAPPINE8SB AND Til AT ETERN1TIE PROMISED BY OUR EVKU- MVISO ...

Google previewDictionary of Upriver Halkomelem (2009)

by Brent Douglas Galloway

<xw6yqw> or more likely just <xw6y>, probable root //xway// shaky or possibly // xwayqw// shaky <xw6yqwem>, mdls //xwayqw=9m//, ABDF ['(get) shaky and weak '], root meaning unknown, (<=em> middle voice), syntactic analysis: intransitive ...

Google previewDictionary of Americanisms (1877)

A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded as Peculiar to the United States by John Russell Bartlett

Shaky. Wavering; uncertain. A recent estimate is wrong as to the New York and Pennsylvania delegations. At least, four of the latter are adverse, and several others ihaley, with a leaning in the same direction. — N. Y. Tribune, Jan. 21, 1858 .

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I'd be nervous about skiing, wondering what I'd do if I felt shaky on top of a mountain; but other diabetics do ski, so there's no reason I couldn't. (Dana Hill)
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Scrabble value of S1H4A1K5Y4

The value of this 5-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of SHAKY

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  • HASKY

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