adjective \ˈlē-kē\

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


Full Definition of LEAKY

:  permitting fluid to leak in or out
leak·i·ly \-kə-lē\ adverb
leak·i·ness \-kē-nəs\ noun

First Known Use of LEAKY

15th century
LEAKIEST Defined for Kids


adjective \ˈlē-kē\

Definition of LEAKY for Kids

:  letting fluid in or out through a crack or hole <a leaky roof>
Medical Dictionary


adjective \ˈlē-kē\

Medical Definition of LEAKY

:  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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