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leaky

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adjective \ˈlē-kē\

Simple Definition of leaky

  • : having a hole that allows something (such as a liquid or gas) to pass in or out : having a leak

Full Definition of leaky

leak·i·erleak·i·est

  1. :  permitting fluid to leak in or out

leak·i·ly play \-kə-lē\ adverb
leak·i·ness play \-kē-nəs\ noun

15th Century

First Known Use of leaky

15th century


Medical Dictionary

leaky

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adjective \ˈlē-kē\

Medical Definition of leaky

  1. :  relating to or being a mutant gene that changes the structure of the protein and especially an enzyme that it determines so that some but not all of its biological activity is lost; also :  being such a protein with subnormal activity




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