Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Having a leak or leaks.

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Usage examples "leaky":

  1. From the L. P. cylinder escape valves or cylinder cocks being leaky, and therefore letting in air. - "Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II", Joshua Rose.
  2. The boat they owned was a miserable, leaky affair. - "Roosevelt in the Bad Lands", Hermann Hagedorn.
  3. He believed that she had soon become tired of floating in the shallow water, had sprung from the leaky tub, and for hours had been playing with her friends. - "Princess Polly At Play", Amy Brooks.