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Leaky definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

LE'AKY, a.
1. That admits water or other liquor to pass in or out; as a leaky vessel; a leaky ship or barrel.
2. Apt to disclose secrets; tattling; not close.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: permitting the unwanted passage of fluids or gases ; "a leaky roof"; "a leaky defense system" [ant: tight]
2: used informally; unable to retain urine
3: prone to communicate confidential information [syn: blabbermouthed, leaky, talebearing, tattling]

Merriam Webster's

adjective (leakier; -est) Date: 15th century permitting fluid to leak in or out leakily adverb leakiness noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. (leakier, leakiest) 1 having a leak or leaks. 2 given to letting out secrets. Derivatives: leakiness n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Leaky Leak"y, a. [Compar. Leakier; superl. Leakiest.] 1. Permitting water or other fluid to leak in or out; as, a leaky roof or cask. 2. Apt to disclose secrets; tattling; not close. [Colloq.]

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(leakiest) Something that is leaky has holes, cracks, or other faults which allow liquids and gases to pass through. ...the cost of repairing the leaky roof. ADJ

1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

Apt to blab; one who cannot keep a secret is said to be leaky.



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