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leak·y

 (lē′kē)
adj. leak·i·er, leak·i·est
Permitting leaks or leakage: a leaky roof; a leaky defense system.

leaky

(ˈliːkɪ)
adj, leakier or leakiest
leaking or tending to leak
ˈleakiness n

leak•y

(ˈli ki)

adj. leak•i•er, leak•i•est.
allowing liquid, gas, etc., to enter or escape.
[1600–10]
leak′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.leaky - permitting the unwanted passage of fluids or gases ; "a leaky roof"; "a leaky defense system"
permeable - allowing fluids or gases to pass or diffuse through; "permeable membranes"; "rock that is permeable by water"
unseaworthy - unfit for a voyage
tight - of such close construction as to be impermeable; "a tight roof"; "warm in our tight little house"
2.leaky - used informally; unable to retain urine
incontinent - not having control over urination and defecation
3.leaky - prone to communicate confidential informationleaky - prone to communicate confidential information
communicatory, communicative - able or tending to communicate; "was a communicative person and quickly told all she knew"- W.M.Thackeray

leaky

adjective leaking, split, cracked, punctured, porous, waterlogged, perforated, holey, not watertight the cost of repairing the leaky roof
Translations
يَتَسَرَّبُ منه الماء
děravý
lækutæt
lyukas
lekur
deravý
kaçıransızdıran

leaky

[ˈliːkɪ] ADJ (leakier (compar) (leakiest (superl))) [roof] → con goteras; [pipe, container] → que gotea, con fugas; [boat] → que hace agua; [pen] → que pierde tinta

leaky

[ˈliːki] adj [pipe, bucket] → qui fuit, percé(e); [roof] → qui fuit; [shoe] → qui prend l'eau; [boat] → qui fait eau

leaky

adj (+er)undicht; boat alsoleck; the ministry has become rather leaky (fig inf)aus dem Ministerium sickert inzwischen einiges durch

leaky

[ˈliːkɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (pipe, bucket, roof) → che perde; (shoe) → che lascia passare l'acqua; (boat) → che fa acqua

leak

(liːk) noun
1. a crack or hole through which liquid or gas escapes. Water was escaping through a leak in the pipe.
2. the passing of gas, water etc through a crack or hole. a gas-leak.
3. a giving away of secret information. a leak of Government plans.
verb
1. to have a leak. This bucket leaks; The boiler leaked hot water all over the floor.
2. to (cause something) to pass through a leak. Gas was leaking from the cracked pipe; He was accused of leaking secrets to the enemy.
ˈleakage (-kidʒ) noun
(an act of) leaking. Leakages in several water-mains had been reported; a leakage of information.
ˈleaky adjective
a leaky boat.
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