rickety

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rickety(
rih
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kih
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di
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (unsteady)
a. desvencijado
The group went across the rickety bridge one by one.El grupo cruzó el puente desvencijado de uno en uno.
b. tambaleante
The platform had been assembled on a rickety structure made of odd scaffolding poles and fence posts.La plataforma se había montado sobre una estructura tambaleante hecha con algunos postes de andamio y otros de vallado.
c. inestable
The ladder was rickety and unsafe.La escalera era inestable e insegura.
2. (weak)
a. raquítico
His rickety legs could only just carry him to the door.Sus piernas raquíticas lo llevaban a duras penas hasta la puerta.
3. (medicine)
a. raquítico
Rickety children are subject to gastric disturbances.Los niños raquíticos padecen de perturbaciones gástricas.
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rickety
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (colloquial)
a. desvencijado(a) (furniture, staircase)
2. (alliance, alibi)
a. precario(a)
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rickety [ˈrɪkɪtɪ]
adjective
1 (wobbly) tambaleante; inseguro; [+old car] desvencijado
2 (Med) raquítico
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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