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Synonyms for rickety
ˈrɪk ɪ tirick·ety

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rickety, shaky, wobbly, wonkyadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    weak, infirm, askew, shaky, weakly, debile, precarious, skew-whiff, trembling, cockeyed, sapless, rachitic, lopsided, decrepit, awry(p), shivering, wobbly, feeble, wonky

    Antonyms:
    stable, well, robust

  2. rickety, rachiticadjective

    affected with, suffering from, or characteristic of rickets

    "rickety limbs and joints"; "a rachitic patient"

    Synonyms:
    wobbly, debile, wonky, rachitic, weak, sapless, shaky, weakly, feeble, infirm, decrepit

    Antonyms:
    well, robust, stable

  3. decrepit, debile, feeble, infirm, rickety, sapless, weak, weaklyadjective

    lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality

    "a feeble old woman"; "her body looked sapless"

    Synonyms:
    weak, watery, infirm, unaccented, washy, shaky, weakly, debile, woebegone, lame, rachitic, nerveless, run-down, wonky, imperfect, creaky, faint, frail, decrepit, light, fallible, flea-bitten, wobbly, feeble, derelict, sapless

    Antonyms:
    robust, well, stable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ricketyadjective

    Synonyms:
    affected with the rickets

  2. ricketyadjective

    Synonyms:
    shattered, broken, weak, tottering, crazy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ricketyadjective

    Synonyms:
    ramshackle, dilapidated, tottering, crazy

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How to use rickety in a sentence?

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Translations for rickety

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  • gebrechlich, wackelig, rachitischGerman
  • ξεχαρβαλωμένος, ραχιτικός, σαθρός, ετοιμόρροποςGreek
  • raquíticoSpanish
  • kuppainen, hauras, hutera, riisitautinenFinnish
  • délabré, boiteux, chambranlant, rachitiqueFrench
  • rachitik, delambreHaitian Creole
  • traballante, rachiticoItalian
  • rachitisch, gammel, gebrekkig, wankelDutch
  • трясущийся, ветхий, рахитичныйRussian
  • skrangligSwedish
  • 搖搖晃晃Chinese

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