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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.
And it means they have regained the title of the leakiest Premier League defence, having conceded 25 goals in 11 outings.
But Pulis still expects the former West Ham boss to have an immediate impact on the Premier League's leakiest defence.
Greenpeace UK chief scientist Dr Doug Parr said: "Landlords will now be able to wash their hands of fixing some of the leakiest homes in the country.
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.
Super League's two leakiest defences meet at Belle Vue.
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.
At the other end of the table Bonymaen managed to notch up just 294 points, with themselves and fellow relegated side Beddau having the leakiest defence in the league, conceding 103 tries apiece.
Elsewhere, Brora should be comfortable winners away to Rothes as the league's highest scorers visit the leakiest defence.