Definition of rickety in English:

rickety

Line breaks: rick|ety
Pronunciation: /ˈrɪkɪti
 
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adjective

  • 2Affected by rickets: poverty was evident in undernourished faces or rickety legs

Derivatives

ricketiness

noun
More example sentences
  • Although its technology is state-of-the-art, the impression of ricketiness gives you a real old-time thrill.

Origin

late 17th century: from rickets + -y1.

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