leaky leaky  /ˈli ki/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) permitting the unwanted passage of fluids or gases
  2. (adj) used informally; unable to retain urine
  3. (adj) prone to communicate confidential information

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Much of the more than $1 billion that Washington has poured into intelligence services since 911 is merely high-octane fuel flooding a leaky and misfiring engine.
  2. In leaky barracks, smoky cafes and on endless marches ''There's a Long.
  3. In the centre of the garage, into which rain dripped through the leaky roof, was a crude boxlike arena, 12 ft.

News

  1. Flood of troubles forces arcade move from East Dundee spot

    EAST DUNDEE — A perfect storm of flood waters and a leaky roof have made a victim out of a popular local business. Scott Lambert, owner of The Underground Retrocade, recently had to close his doors for good at the 1 E. Main St. location. Initially, the closing was only supposed to be temporary while repairs were made after the heavy rains in April caused a flooded basement. In anticipation of ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Courier News

  2. Tank designer ignored at Palisades

    COVERT - Repairs to a leaky water tank at the Palisades nuclear power plant have revealed the tank had not been built as designed, authorities reported.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Herald-Palladium

  3. Bayer CropScience Donates $30,000 More to Benefit Canola-Growing Communities

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. -- via PRWEB - Replacing a school's leaky windows, equipping firefighters with grassland fire suits, outfitting a park's playground with materials that are safer for children ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "They preach racial neutrality and practice racial division," Bond said Sunday night in the 95th annual convention's keynote address. "They've tried to patch the leaky economy and every other domestic problem with duct tape and plastic...
    on Jul 8, 2004 By: Julian Bond Source: CBS News

  2. "We've found everything from household trash to broken TV sets and other appliances," said Mayumi Wakamura, who heads periodic cleanups of the mountain. "Sometimes we find hazardous materials like leaky old car batteries."
    on Jun 8, 2007 By: Mayumi Wakamura Source: Washington Post

  3. "We will not pass onto our children crumbling bridges, leaky water pipes and insufficient public transit," Dion said in a speech Friday to the federation's sustainable communities conference.
    on Feb 15, 2006 By: Stephane Dion Source: 940 News

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