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View synonyms for quaky

quaky

[ kwey-kee ]

adjective

, quak·i·er, quak·i·est.
  1. tending to quake; shaky or tremulous.


quaky

/ ˈkweɪkɪ /

adjective

  1. inclined to quake; shaky; tremulous


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Derived Forms

  • ˈquakily, adverb
  • ˈquakiness, noun
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Other Words From

  • quaki·ly adverb
  • quaki·ness noun
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Word History and Origins

Origin of quaky1

First recorded in 1860–65; quake + -y 1
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Example Sentences

Presently I saw someone coming towards me mounted on a jolly fine horse, and I felt quaky from my hat right down to my boots.

Quaky about tomorrow; sermon unprepared; meant to have had afternoon to self, but quite impossible.

"Like treading among the stars," he said, with a quaky laugh.

An Odic Force, as the present quaky period calls it, permeated doubtless from the Master hand.

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