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When I met Richard Leakey, I thought, 'This is the most charismatic man I've ever met.' He has no legs. He lost them when his plane was sabotaged. But he's an interesting, sort of narcissistic guy.
Eric Roth

Meaning of "Leakey" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LEAKEY

Leakey  [ˈliːkɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LEAKEY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Leakey is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LEAKEY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Leakey in the English dictionary

The definition of Leakey in the dictionary is Louis Seymour Bazett. 1903–72, British anthropologist and archaeologist, settled in Kenya. He discovered fossil remains of manlike apes in E Africa. Other definition of Leakey is his son Richard. born 1944, Kenyan anthropologist, who discovered the remains of primitive man over 2 million years old in E Africa.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LEAKEY


beaky
ˈbiːkɪ
cheeky
ˈtʃiːkɪ
cliquey
ˈkliːkɪ
cliquy
ˈkliːkɪ
cock-a-leekie
ˌkɒkəˈliːkɪ
cockieleekie
ˈkɒkəˈliːkɪ
cockyleeky
ˈkɒkəˈliːkɪ
creaky
ˈkriːkɪ
dashiki
dɑːˈʃiːkɪ
freaky
ˈfriːkɪ
geeky
ˈɡiːkɪ
Geikie
ˈɡiːkɪ
leaky
ˈliːkɪ
peaky
ˈpiːkɪ
reeky
ˈriːkɪ
sleeky
ˈsliːkɪ
sneaky
ˈsniːkɪ
squeaky
ˈskwiːkɪ
streaky
ˈstriːkɪ
tiki
ˈtiːkɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LEAKEY

League of Nations
league table
leagued
leaguer
leaguing
Leah

WORDS THAT END LIKE LEAKEY

Blakey
cakey
chromakey
donkey
fakey
field hockey
flakey
hockey
hokey
ice hockey
jakey
jockey
key
mickey
monkey
smokey
turkey
turnkey
wakey-wakey
whiskey

Synonyms and antonyms of Leakey in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Leakey» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LEAKEY

Find out the translation of Leakey to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Leakey from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Leakey» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

利基
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Leakey
570 millions of speakers

English

Leakey
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Leakey
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ليكي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Лики
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Leakey
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

লিকি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Leakey
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Leakey
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Leakey
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

リーキー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

리키
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Leakey
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Leakey
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Leakey
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लेईकी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Leakey
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Leakey
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Leakey
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

лики
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Leakey
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Leakey
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Leakey
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Leakey
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Leakey
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Leakey

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LEAKEY»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LEAKEY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Leakey

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2 QUOTES WITH «LEAKEY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Leakey.
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Louise Leakey
With the discovery of Zinjanthropus at Olduvai Gorge in 1959, my grandmother Mary Leakey pioneered the research in East Africa with my grandfather Louis. Many more spectacular fossil finds have since been made, both in Africa and elsewhere, by many researchers driven to understand our past.
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Eric Roth
When I met Richard Leakey, I thought, 'This is the most charismatic man I've ever met.' He has no legs. He lost them when his plane was sabotaged. But he's an interesting, sort of narcissistic guy.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LEAKEY»

Discover the use of Leakey in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Leakey and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Ancestral Passions: The Leakey Family and the Quest for ...
In this fascinating and authoritative work, acclaimed science writer Virginia Morell brings to vivid life the famous and infamous Leakey family, pioneers in the field of paleoanthropology: Louis Leakey, the patriarch, who persisted through ...
Virginia Morell, 2011
2
Mau Mau and the Kikuyu
This widely-acclaimed book on a troubled period of Kenyan history summarizes some of the more important Kikuyu customs.
Louis Leakey, 2013
3
The Origin Of Humankind
Leakey has always been interested in far more than the mere physical features presented by fossils, and here he is particularly concerned with non-tangible human attributes, such as art, language and consciousness itself.
Richard Leakey, 2013
4
Mother Leakey and the Bishop: A Ghost Story
It is also the story of a shocking seventeenth-century Church scandal which cast its shadow over religion and politics in Britain and Ireland for the best part of three centuries, drawing in a host of well known and not-so-well-known ...
Peter Marshall, 2007
5
The Sixth Extinction: Biodiversity and Its Survival
Over the last 530 million years there have been five mass extinctions of species-the last,65 million years ago,when the dinosaurs disappeared.The biodiversity of our planet may now be on the verge,Leakey and Lewin believe,of a sixth ...
Richard E. Leakey, Roger Lewin, 1996
6
Defeating Mau Mau
This book examines the organisation of the Mau Mau movement, its propaganda, the nature of its religious aspects and its oaths and the mistakes its leaders made.
Louis Leakey, 2013
7
Baudelaire: Les Fleurs Du Mal
In this volume, Professor Leakey provides a comprehensive guide to the understanding and appreciation of Les Fleurs du Mal, offering new insights into its composition, themes and style, setting it in its historical context, and devoting a ...
F. W. Leakey, 1992
8
Excavations in Beds I and II, 1960-1963
The third volume of the definitive publication of the remains of early man found at Olduvai Gorge in northern Tanzania.
M. D. Leakey, 1971
9
My Weird School Daze #12: Ms. Leakey Is Freaky!
The weirdness never stops!
Dan Gutman, 2011
10
Origins Reconsidered: In Search of what Makes Us Human
Reassesses human prehistory, incorporating ideas from philosophy, anthropology, molecular biology, and linguistics to explore how humans acquired the qualities of consciousness and humanity. quot;human" really means.
Richard E. Leakey, 1993

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LEAKEY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Leakey is used in the context of the following news items.
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One clever ape: new book celebrates real-life Orangutan Houdini …
... is Solving Crimes and Saving Endangered Species, a “CSI for wildlife” with a foreword by Richard Leakey and endorsed by Jane Goodall. «Mongabay.com, Jul 15»
2
'Can't buy contents cover for new flat until we move in – why?'
Andrew Leakey, from Stephensons Solicitors, said: "Insurers might define this differently but usually it's anything that isn't attached to the ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
3
It's Your Time to Make Change, Goodall Advises the Youth
"When I came to Kenya, I met Louise Leakey, who told me that I had to do a lot as a girl and dream about opportunities. This is the message I ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
4
On Fronteras: Government Skeptics Are Watching As Military …
They'll also sharpen their skills on private property in smaller, more remote communities like Bastrop, Goliad, Junction and Leakey. The military ... «Texas Public Radio, Jul 15»
5
On this day: Cutty Sark Tall Ships Race at Leith Docks - The Scotsman
1959: Paleoanthropologist Dr Mary Leakey discovered the 600,000-year-old skull of an early human ancestor, who lived in Africa. 1962: New ... «Scotsman, Jul 15»
6
Grasp Ambassador Goodall Promotes Environment At United …
Dr. Goodall is one of five GRASP Ambassadors - along with Richard Leakey, Russell Mittermeier, Nadya Hutagalung, and Richard Wrangham ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
7
KRISTV.com | Continuous News Coverage | Corpus Christi - Teens …
Ethan Wynn, a volunteer from Leakey, Texas said, "It's something to help you, help other people. The whole goal of this isn't to promote U.M. ARMY, it's to ... «KRIS Corpus Christi News, Jul 15»
8
Celebrating Jane Goodall, the Chimpanzee Lady
It was while visiting a friend in Kenya in 1956 that 23-year-old Goodall contacted the eminent anthropologist Dr Louis Leakey to discuss wildlife. «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
9
US military launches Jade Helm domestic training operations
... Christoval, College Station, Dell City, Eldorado, Goliad, Junction, Leakey, Menard, Mountain Home, San Angelo, San Antonio and Victoria. «World Socialist Web Site, Jul 15»
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How Jane Goodall Made a Scientific Breakthrough Without a …
The anthropologist Louis Leakey had sent her there to study the social lives of chimpanzees, largely on the strength of Goodall's passion and ... «TIME, Jul 15»

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