leaky

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adjective \ˈlē-kē\

Definition of leaky

leakier

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leakiest

  1. :  permitting fluid to leak in or out

leakily

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leakiness

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15th Century

First Known Use of leaky

15th century


LEAKY Defined for English Language Learners

leaky

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adjective \ˈlē-kē\

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

leaky

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adjective \ˈlē-kē\

Definition of leaky for Students

leakier

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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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