Inclined to quake; tremulous.

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  • Quaky — Quak y, a. Shaky, or tremulous; quaking. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quaky — [kwā′kē] adj. quakier, quakiest inclined to quake; shaky quakily adv. quakiness n …   English World dictionary

  • quaky — quakily, adv. quakiness, n. /kway kee/, adj., quakier, quakiest. tending to quake; shaky or tremulous. [1860 65; QUAKE + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • quaky — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Marked by or affected with tremors: aquiver, quivery, shaky, shivery, tremulant, tremulous, twittery. See REPETITION …   English dictionary for students

  • quaky — kweɪkɪ adj. trembling, shuddering, quivering, shivering …   English contemporary dictionary

  • quaky — quak•y [[t]ˈkweɪ ki[/t]] adj. quak•i•er, quak•i•est tending to quake; shaky or tremulous • Etymology: 1860–65 quak′i•ly, adv. quak′i•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • quaky — /ˈkweɪki/ (say kwaykee) adjective inclined to quake; shaky …   Australian English dictionary

  • quaky — ˈkwākē adjective ( er/ est) Etymology: quake (I) + y : quaking, shaky, tremulous …   Useful english dictionary

  • quakiness — ˈkwākēnə̇s noun ( es) : the quality or state of being quaky * * * quāˈkiness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑quake * * * ˈquakiness [f. quaky a.] The condition of being quaky ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quakiness — Quak i*ness, n. The state of being quaky; liability to quake. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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