Recent Examples of leaky from the Web
A Sears spokesman confirmed to Business Insider that some stores had sustained leaky ceilings but denied accounts of a rat infestation.
And the fact he was promoted despite such leaky numbers?
In their view, the elites, with help from their leaky minions embedded throughout the government, have turned on the new President to protect their own power.
Sick of asking your partner to fix the drywall, mow the lawn, fix the leaky sink, take out the garbage, unload the dishwasher, or clean the kitchen?
The cause of the sinkhole had not been determined, but a leaky drainpipe under the pavement might be responsible, Wonder said.
The ability to hold more water in the lake year-round is reduced because of safety concerns about the leaky, erosion-prone dike relied on to protect South Florida from lake flooding.
One revelation was that having a leaky faucet or leaving lights on bothered people more than throwing away food did.
The fatal oil tank battery fire in northern Colorado appears to be unrelated to a nearby home explosion last month caused by a leaky gas line.
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First Known Use of leaky
LEAKY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of leaky for English Language Learners
: having a hole that allows something (such as a liquid or gas) to pass in or out : having a leak
LEAKY Defined for Kids
Definition of leaky for Students
: letting fluid in or out through a crack or hole a leaky roof
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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