Recent Examples of leaky from the Web
Eating fried, sugary, and processed foods all the time can lead to a condition called leaky gut, whereby toxic compounds and bacteria could get into the bloodstream and cause inflammation throughout your body, including your skin, Dr. Bowe explains.
Workers will scale the scaffolding of the 210-foot-building to review and make necessary repairs to the monument's leaky roof.
In young people, the brain remains largely isolated from that inflammation, but with older people, our blood-brain barrier becomes kind of leaky.
The other important player in the Tampa Bay equation was goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy, who was leaky in surrendering 10 goals over the first two games.
The kidney filters then become leaky, allowing larger essential proteins such as albumin to escape from the blood and pass into the urine.
Videos from the news site show staffers working to mop up the rain from the leaky hospital roof, which soaked X-ray rooms and hallways.
The club’s leaky defense continued to be an Achilles heel.
A year ago, a leaky defense was Johns Hopkins’ biggest problem.
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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
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