shakily


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shak·y

 (shā′kē)
adj. shak·i·er, shak·i·est
1. Trembling or quivering; tremulous: a shaky voice.
2. Lacking soundness or sturdiness, as of construction: a shaky table.
3.
a. Not to be depended on; precarious: a shaky alliance.
b. Wavering in firmness: a shaky belief.
c. Open to question or doubt: shaky evidence.

shak′i·ly adv.
shak′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.shakily - in an insecurely shaky manner; "this theory is rather shakily supported by some obscure data"
2.shakily - in a manner characterized by trembling or shaking; "`I--I'm going to make you a cup of tea', she explained shakily"
Translations
باهْتِزاز
třaslavě
roskatagul
skjálfandi
trasľavo
zayıf/güvenilmez bir hâlde

shakily

[ˈʃeɪkɪlɪ] ADV [speak] → con voz temblorosa; [walk] → con paso vacilante; [write] → con mano temblorosa
the play started shakilyel principio de la obra fue flojo

shakily

[ˈʃeɪkɪli] adv [reply, answer] → d'une voix tremblante; [walk] → d'un pas mal assuré; [stand up] → en chancelant; [write] → d'une main tremblante

shakily

advwackelig; talk, saymit zitteriger Stimme; walkmit wackeligen Schritten; write, pour etczitterig

shakily

[ˈʃeɪkɪlɪ] adv (reply) → con voce tremante; (walk) → con passo malfermo; (write) → con mano tremante

shake

(ʃeik) past tense shook (ʃuk) : past participle shaken verb
1. to (cause to) tremble or move with jerks. The explosion shook the building; We were shaking with laughter; Her voice shook as she told me the sad news.
2. to shock, disturb or weaken. He was shaken by the accident; My confidence in him has been shaken.
noun
1. an act of shaking. He gave the bottle a shake.
2. drink made by shaking the ingredients together vigorously. a chocolate milk-shake.
ˈshaking noun
an act of shaking or state of being shaken, shocked etc. They got a shaking in the crash.
ˈshaky adjective
1. weak or trembling with age, illness etc. a shaky voice; shaky handwriting.
2. unsteady or likely to collapse. a shaky chair.
3. (sometimes with at) not very good, accurate etc. He's a bit shaky at arithmetic; My arithmetic has always been very shaky; I'd be grateful if you would correct my rather shaky spelling.
ˈshakily adverb
ˈshakiness noun
ˈshake-up noun
a disturbance or reorganization.
no great shakes
not very good or important. He has written a book, but it's no great shakes.
shake one's fist at
to hold up one's fist as though threatening to punch. He shook his fist at me when I drove into the back of his car.
shake one's head
to move one's head round to left and right to mean `No'. `Are you coming?' I asked. She shook her head.
shake off
to rid oneself of. He soon shook off the illness.
shake up
to disturb or rouse (people) so as to make them more energetic.
References in classic literature ?
He ran, and Mr Pickering, having followed him with the eye of fear, went rather shakily into the house, his brain whirling with professional cracksmen and gas pipes and assaulted butlers, to relate his adventure.
He moved shakily towards it; looked at it weakly with a working face; then moved shakily back into the dressing-room again, and sat down suddenly on one of the richly cushioned chairs.
In the narrow streets the progress of the journey was made sensible to those within by the near fronts of the houses gliding past slowly and shakily, with a great rattle and jingling of glass, as if about to collapse behind the cab; and the infirm horse, with the harness hung over his sharp backbone flapping very loose about his thighs, appeared to be dancing mincingly on his toes with infinite patience.
In God's name," she said, shakily, "what's the matter?
I can't see the upper sails, sir," declared Gambril shakily.
That boss'n is a confounded fool," howled Jukes, shakily.
The Warriors started shakily with JMs starting well and gaining a five goal lead.
6 Matic Started shakily and lacked intensity to get United going in attack.
A lone sentence, shakily scrawled, stated there were strange noises coming from the cargo area.
WHERE: Head on over to YouTube where you can still find Cara's early uploads, some of which were shakily recorded on her mum's Blackberry.
Ishaq al- Shakily, Industrial Planning Engineer at 'Reyada' made a presentation on the decisions related to usufruct rights.
In womens singles quarterfinals, top seed Snehadevi Reddy started shakily and then settled down to wear down Eetee Maheta 1- 6, 6- 3, 6- 1.