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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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of leaky

leakier

leakiest

  1. :  permitting fluid to leak in or out

leakily

play \-kə-lē\ adverb

leakiness

play \-kē-nəs\ noun

15th Century

First Known Use of leaky

15th century


LEAKY Defined for Kids

leaky

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adjective \ˈlē-kē\

Definition of leaky for Students

leakier

leakiest

  1. :  letting fluid in or out through a crack or hole <a leaky roof>




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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