Definición de rickety en inglés:

rickety

Silabificación: rick·et·y
Pronunciación: /ˈrikitē
 
/

adjetivo

  • 1(Of a structure or piece of equipment) poorly made and likely to collapse: we went carefully up the rickety stairs figurative a rickety banking system
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • That would put an enormous stress on the rickety structure of Australia's political parties.
    • But you did actually go back and ascend this rather rickety structure and made some interesting discoveries.
    • And despite the best efforts of the socialist government, large-scale commercialisation overshadows the country's rickety network of tour operators.
    Sinónimos
    shaky, unsteady, unsound, unsafe, tumbledown, broken-down, dilapidated, ramshackle
  • 2(Of a person) suffering from rickets.

Derivativos

ricketiness

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Although its technology is state-of-the-art, the impression of ricketiness gives you a real old-time thrill.

Origen

late 17th century: from rickets + -y1.

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