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Adjective: shaky (shakier,shakiest)  shey-kee
  1. Inclined to shake as from weakness or defect
    "a wobbly chair with shaky legs";
    - rickety, wobbly, wonky [informal]
  2. Vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear, cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze
    "seemed shaky on her feet";
    - shivering, trembling, atremble, aquiver, quivery
  3. Not secure; beset with difficulties
    "a shaky marriage";
    - precarious

Derived forms: shakiest, shakier

See also: insecure, unsafe, unstable, unsteady

Encyclopedia: Shaky