Definition of 'shaky'
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This bombshell left her feeling very shaky. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They looked a shaky again last night. The Sun (2010)This ceasefire has grown increasingly shaky in recent months with a series of fatal shootings. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We have all had a shaky hand and a dry mouth before speaking in public. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)Feeling a bit shaky after the eclipse? The Sun (2015)Both looked on shaky ground last night. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The one with the shaky hand who kept bursting into tears for no reason. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She took down a phone number with a shaky hand. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His wreath bore a card signed in his shaky hand. The Sun (2008)Talking about this, each marine medic has a shaky voice. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Yet that orthodoxy is beginning to look a bit shaky if you examine very long-run equity returns. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Back home, things have been a bit shaky too. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Easy to apply, with a shaky hand. The Sun (2007)If shareholders had voted to reject the issue, his already shaky position would surely have become untenable. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I pulled her on my shoulder and in a shaky voice asked if she was okay. Christianity Today (2000)A disruption to the energy system is the last thing a shaky interim government needs. Times, Sunday Times (2013)ATTACK is their best form of defence as they look a bit shaky at the back. The Sun (2012)Although a shaky ceasefire settled over the two neighbourhoods yesterday morning, no one expects the peace to endure. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Low blood sugar is characterized by a shaky feeling, weakness and a variety of symptoms from headache to allergies. The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)But in quite shaky voice. Times, Sunday Times (2015)My voice is shaky now and I am playing with my hair. Times, Sunday Times (2010)All of which raises vexing questions about the government's increasingly shaky energy policy, parts of which seem stuck in the old world. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His commitment to democracy and reform appears increasingly shaky, as his initial willingness to sanction abhorrent new curbs on women's freedom made clear. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'shaky'
British English: shaky /ˈʃeɪkɪ/ ADJECTIVE
If your body or your voice is shaky, you cannot control it properly and it trembles, for example because you are ill or nervous.
Even minor operations can leave you feeling a bit shaky.
- American English: shaky
- Arabic: مُتَقَلْقِل
- Brazilian Portuguese: trêmulo
- Chinese: 虚弱的
- Croatian: drhtav
- Czech: roztřesený hlas apod.
- Danish: usikker
- Dutch: beverig
- European Spanish: tembloroso
- Finnish: hutera
- French: tremblant
- German: wackelig
- Greek: τρεμουλιαστός
- Italian: vacillante
- Japanese: よろよろする
- Korean: 떨리는
- Norwegian: oppskaket
- Polish: drżący
- European Portuguese: trémulo
- Romanian: tremurător
- Russian: трясущийся
- Spanish: tembloroso
- Swedish: skakig
- Thai: สั่นคลอน
- Turkish: bitkin
- Ukrainian: тремтячий
- Vietnamese: run rẩy
Definition of shaky from the Collins English Dictionary
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