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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 shaky /ˈʃeki/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shak·y a. [Compar. Shakier superl. Shakiest.]
 1. Shaking or trembling; as, a shaky spot in a marsh; a shaky hand.
 2. Full of shakes or cracks; cracked; as, shaky timber.
 3. Easily shaken; tottering; unsound; as, a shaky constitution; shaky business credit. [Colloq.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: inclined to shake as from weakness or defect; "a rickety
             table"; "a wobbly chair with shaky legs"; "the ladder
             felt a little wobbly"; "the bridge still stands though
             one of the arches is wonky" [syn: rickety, wobbly,
      2: vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or
         cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze; "a
         quaking bog"; "the quaking child asked for more";
         "quivering leaves of a poplar tree"; "with shaking knees";
         "seemed shaky on her feet"; "sparkling light from the
         shivering crystals of the chandelier"; "trembling hands"
         [syn: quaking, quivering, shaking, shivering, trembling]
      3: not secure; beset with difficulties; "a shaky marriage"
         [syn: precarious]
      [also: shakiest, shakier]