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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.
References in classic literature ?
and each in his turn repeats the same down to the least distended, leakiest, and flabbiest paunched, that there be no mistake; and then the howl goes round again and again, until the sun disperses the morning mist, and only the patriarch is not under the pond, but vainly bellowing troonk from time to time, and pausing for a reply.
Need shoring up at the back as they have the leakiest defence in the league.
Italy were solid defensively in qualifying, the Czech Republic the leakiest of the eight sides to make it.
A home game against Hull City, the leakiest defence in the league, could provide the perfect platform.
Di Matteo is keeping an open mind about the existing players until he sees them at close quarters in pre-season, but he has clearly identified last season's leakiest Premier League backline as an area for urgent attention.
Alex Neil's men can't stop conceding - 18 in six games - and the likes of James Vardy and Riyad Mahrez must be rubbing their hands at the prospect of facing one of the Premier League's leakiest defence.
All that means Everton have the leakiest home defence in the Premier League, conceding 22 times during those 12 games and keeping just a single clean sheet.
One reason is that Greece had the eurozone's leakiest tax system, with nearly half of income escaping taxation at any level.
His set piece delivery oering a stern examination of the leakiest defence in the Premier.
Mahmoud's 48th minute header was only Iraq's second goal in the tournament and their disjointed attack, which struggled to penetrate the tournament's leakiest backline, will need to improve against a mean Iranian defence which has yet to concede.
The hosts are favourites to progress to the third round but are without a win in three and have been disappointing at Oakwell this season, with six defeats in all competitions and the leakiest home defence in their division.
Future governments will be required by law to help fight fuel poverty by making the coldest, leakiest homes in England more energy efficient.