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1 marked by or given to small uncontrollable bodily movements
  • the old man's hands were so shaky that I was afraid he'd drop the glass

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2 giving good reason for being doubted, questioned, or challenged
  • results that were arrived at using some shaky experimental procedures

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The first known use of shaky was in 1703

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“Shaky.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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