Complete Definition of "rickety"

English

Adjective
rickety
#Of an object: not strong or sturdy, as because of poor construction or upkeep; not safe or secure; giddy; shaky.
#:He hesitated about clibming such a small, rickety ladder.
#Of a person: feeble in the joints; tottering.
#:The rickety old man hardly managed to climb the stairs.

  1. Affected with or suffering from rickets.

Translations
;not strong because of poor upkeep
Finnish: rähjäinen, hutera
German: wackelig
;feeble in the joints, tottering
German: gebrechlich
;affected with rickets
German: rachitisch
French: délabré, branlant

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