Simple Definition of rickety
: not strong or stable and likely to break
First Known Use of rickety
RICKETY Defined for Kids
Definition of rickety for Students
: in poor condition and likely to break <Just below them, hugging the shore, rose a village of thatched huts, with a small, rickety pier, boats on the sand, and nets spread for mending. — Lloyd Alexander, Time Cat>
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