Pronunciation: (shā'kē), [key]
—adj., shak•i•er, shak•i•est.
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 loyalty, always shaky, was now nonexistent.
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