adjective, shak·i·er, shak·i·est.
- shakspere, william,
- shalach manoth,
- shale oil,
Origin of shaky
Examples from the Web for shaky
And even The Lancet and Nature publish their share of shaky studies.
Its addictive “sidebar of shame” catalogues every celebrity roll of fat, fashion faux pas, and shaky early-morning nightclub exit.Hollywood vs. The Daily Mail: George Clooney and Angelina Jolie Take On The UK's Leanest, Meanest Gossip Machine|Lizzie Crocker, Lloyd Grove|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Law enforcement officials started with the proposition that Cope was guilty because of his shaky “confessions.”The Supreme Court Must Right the Wrong Done to Billy Wayne Cope|Andrew Cohen|June 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The past week has been a shaky one, with earthquakes reported in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Wyoming, and Chile.A Lot of Earthquakes Have Been Reported Lately, but Scientists Aren’t Worried|Erik Klemetti|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But even in 1939, the boot-centric view of warfare was on shaky ground.
They squeezed themselves, with a sigh of relief, onto a shaky flight of six narrow stairs before the breezes of an open window.Just Patty|Jean Webster
The student should see that this is a sure foundation and not a tottering, shaky structure.Illumination and its Development in the Present Day|Sidney Farnsworth
He wrote one line in shaky characters; then folded the leaf in two, and put it in George's hand.Into the Highways and Hedges|F. F. Montrsor (Frances Frederica)
Now came the rebound, and with shaky nerves I had to face discovery and certain punishment.Prester John|John Buchan
I couldn't spare time to strike a light, and my hands were too shaky for to do it.Perlycross|R. D. Blackmore
adjective shakier or shakiest
1840, of handwriting; 1841 of persons, horses, and credit; 1850 of structures; from shake (v.) + -y (2). General sense of "uncertain, of questionable integrity" is from 1834. Earliest of trees or logs, "split, having fissures" (1808). Related: Shakily; shakiness.