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Meaning of LEAKY

Pronunciation:  'leekee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  prone to communicate confidential information
  2. [adj]  used informally; unable to retain urine
  3. [adj]  permitting leaks or leakage; "a leaky roof"; "a leaky defense system"
  4. [adj]  permitting liquids to penetrate; "a tarpaulin too leaky to be of much use"
  5. [adj]  (of ships and boats) permitting leakage
 

LEAKY is a 5 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: blabbermouthed, communicative, communicatory, drafty, draughty, drippy, holey, incontinent, leaking, oozing, oozy, porous, seeping, talebearing(a), tattling(a)
 
 Antonyms: tight
 
 See Also: permeable, unseaworthy

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Leak"y\, a. [Compar. {Leakier}; superl. {Leakiest}.]
1. Permitting water or other fluid to leak in or out; as, a
   leaky roof or cask.

2. Apt to disclose secrets; tattling; not close. [Colloq.]

 

 

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