shakily
adverb see shaky

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • shakily — adverb 1. in an insecurely shaky manner this theory is rather shakily supported by some obscure data • Derived from adjective: ↑shaky 2. in a manner characterized by trembling or shaking I I m going to make you a cup of tea , she explained… …   Useful english dictionary

  • shakily — adv. Shakily is used with these verbs: ↑laugh, ↑rise, ↑whisper …   Collocations dictionary

  • shakily — shaky ► ADJECTIVE (shakier, shakiest) 1) shaking or trembling. 2) unstable. 3) not safe or reliable. DERIVATIVES shakily adverb shakiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • shakily — See shaky. * * * …   Universalium

  • shakily — adverb In a shaky manner …   Wiktionary

  • shakily — adv. in a shaky manner, tremblingly, unsteadily …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shakily — shak·i·ly …   English syllables

  • shakily — See: shaky …   English dictionary

  • shaky — shakily, adv. shakiness, n. /shay kee/, adj., shakier, shakiest. 1. tending to shake or tremble. 2. trembling; tremulous. 3. liable to break down or give way; insecure; not to be depended upon: a shaky bridge. 4. wavering, as in allegiance: His… …   Universalium

  • shaky — [[t]ʃe͟ɪki[/t]] shakier, shakiest 1) ADJ GRADED If you describe a situation as shaky, you mean that it is weak or unstable, and seems unlikely to last long or be successful. A shaky ceasefire is holding after three days of fighting between rival… …   English dictionary

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