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If men can quilt and take over the kitchen, then women can pick up a wrench and fix a leaky pipe.
Hanna Rosin

Meaning of "leaky" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LEAKY

leaky  [ˈliːkɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LEAKY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Leaky is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES LEAKY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of leaky in the English dictionary

The definition of leaky in the dictionary is leaking or tending to leak.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LEAKY


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
Leakey
ˈliːkɪ
peaky
ˈpiːkɪ
reeky
ˈriːkɪ
sleeky
ˈsliːkɪ
sneaky
ˈsniːkɪ
squeaky
ˈskwiːkɪ
streaky
ˈstriːkɪ
tiki
ˈtiːkɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LEAKY

leak
leakage
leaked
leaker
Leakey
leakier
leakiest
leakily
leakiness
leakless
leakproof
leal
leally
lealty
leam
Leamington Spa
lean
lean manufacturing
lean on
lean over backwards

WORDS THAT END LIKE LEAKY

braky
caky
croaky
flaky
keepsaky
laky
muzaky
oaky
quaky
screaky
shaky
snaky
tweaky

Synonyms and antonyms of leaky in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «LEAKY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «leaky» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of leaky

Translation of «leaky» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LEAKY

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

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

leaky
570 millions of speakers

English

leaky
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

टपकाया
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

راشح
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

негерметичных
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

gotejante
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ছিদ্রময়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

qui fuit
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bocor
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

undicht
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

漏れやすい
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

새는
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bocor
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

không cẩn thận
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கசியும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गळणारी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sızdıran
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

che perde
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nieszczelny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

негерметичних
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

permeabil
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

leaky
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

lekkende
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

läckande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

leaky
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of leaky

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LEAKY»

The term «leaky» is quite widely used and occupies the 32.626 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LEAKY» OVER TIME

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

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4 QUOTES WITH «LEAKY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word leaky.
1
Arthur Baer
A plumber is an adventurer who traces leaky pipes to their source.
2
Jennie Garth
They told me that I had a leaky valve, which is something that is certainly not life-threatening. It's common and it's something that had I not known about it, would I have lived? Sure. But it's something that I think is important to know, especially as I get older and given that I have heart disease in my family.
3
Bruce Lipton
If your environment keeps draining your energy, it's like having a leaky bank account, where any money you're putting into the bank, such as by seeing an energy healer, keeps slipping out. You have to change your environment, including any harmful beliefs, before the energy can stay high.
4
Hanna Rosin
If men can quilt and take over the kitchen, then women can pick up a wrench and fix a leaky pipe.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LEAKY»

Discover the use of leaky in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to leaky and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Leaky Gut Syndrome
Published regularly to give you the newest and best available information on health topics of major importance, written by leading physicians and other health practitioners, researchers and expert reporters.Leaky gut syndrome, while not a ...
Elizabeth Lipski, 1998
2
Leaky Bodies and Boundaries: Feminism, Postmodernism and ...
The anxiety that postmodernism cannot yield an ethics, nor advance feminist concerns is addressed. This book will provide invaluable reading for those studying feminist philosophy, cultural studies and sociology.
Margrit Shildrick, 1997
3
Five Months in a Leaky Boat
Five Months in a Leaky Boat is a brilliant adventure story, and a travel narrative that illuminates the beauty and complexity of an almost unknown part of the world.
Ben Kozel, 2004
4
Death, Taxes, and Leaky Waders: A John Gierach Fly-Fishing ...
As Gierach says, writing is a lot like fishing. This is the first anthology of John Gierach’s work, a collection that is sure to delight both die-hard fans and new readers alike.
John Gierach, 2001
5
The Leaky Establishment
_The Leaky Establishment_ is an atomic farce whose author David Langford once worked in the gentle radioactive glow of Britain's nuclear weapons industry, and hilariously satirizes its ghastly bureaucracy from the inside.
David Langford, 2003
6
The Everything Fix-It Book: From Clogged Drains and Gutters, ...
This hands-on guide provides expert instruction on how to: Understand the ins and outs of plumbing, electrical, heating, and cooling systems Find the right tools for the job Identify and solve pest problems Make a home energy efficient Know ...
Yvonne Jeffery, 2004
7
My Leaky Body: Tales from the Gurney
Devaney writes the book that will heal her aching heart and relax her strictured rectum as she weaves stories from professional and public interactions with tales from her gurney.
Julie Devaney, 2012
8
A Dielectric-loaded Leaky Wave Antenna
The design and the measured performance are described of a flat, leaky-wave antenna in which the inductive, leaky surface is backed with a slab of dielectric.
Jorgen Aasted, 1961
9
Leaky Tubs: Short Fictions
A fourth volume of unique short fictions by a master satirist.
Louis Daniel Brodsky, 2001
10
One Cause, Many Ailments: The Leaky Gut Syndrome
Using the concept of the “leaky gut” as it was presented by Edgar Cayce, Pagano has found great success in treating his patients and offers us hope of healing as evidenced by his advice along with vivid illustrations and before-and ...
Dr. John O.A. Pagano, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LEAKY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term leaky is used in the context of the following news items.
1
UPDATE: Coverage of 'Fantastic Beasts' Casting Call in London …
We are all very excited at The Leaky Cauldron to see who's going to be cast as Modesty. Join us in wishing good luck to those who auditioned! «The Leaky Cauldron.org, Jul 15»
2
Leaky Labor and why Tarantino fans were left cringing
The political fortunes of an MP, party or even a government, can change in the wink of an eye as Bill Shorten and Bronwyn Bishop learned this ... «The New Daily, Jul 15»
3
Takata Air-Bag Probe Points to Leaky Seals - WSJ
Takata Air-Bag Probe Points to Leaky Seals. Investigation in deadly explosions focuses on air and moisture penetrating chemical inflaters. «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
4
San Augustine Co. Sheriff's Office no longer dealing with leaky AC …
It took a couple of days for a local refrigeration company to deal with the leaky AC. SAN AUGUSTINE, TX (KTRE) -. Life inside San Augustine ... «KTRE, Jul 15»
5
UA schools facing drainage issues, leaky roofs
Torrential rain swept through Upper Arlington early in the week, falling on already saturated ground and causing drainage backups and leaky ... «ThisWeekNews, Jul 15»
6
CA water agencies resist bill to report water losses from leaky
A Senate bill to require utilities to annually audit and publicly report how much water they lose to leaks and pipe breaks passed the Assembly ... «89.3 KPCC, Jul 15»
7
Progress seen in patching leaky water pipes
HOBSON CITY — The flood of water from burst mains and leaking pipes in Hobson City in recent months seems to be slowing to an occasional ... «Anniston Star, Jul 15»
8
What You Should Know About Leaky Gut Syndrome | TIME
Leaky gut syndrome,” on its own, is a diagnosis that's not recognized across the board by conventional medicine. The theory is that having a ... «TIME, Jul 15»
9
Bluewater Resident Reports Possible Leaky Turbine
The mayor of Bluewater says the municipality has responded to a notice from a resident that a wind turbine was leaking oil. Tyler Hessel says ... «BlackburnNews.com, Jul 15»
10
Tales from a leaky breast: Most embarrassing moments
For some reason it didn't occur to me that I would need them for leaky breasts. I thought it was just extra padding used to ease sore nipples. «BabyCenter, Jul 15»

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