Definition of Shakier

1. Adjective. (comparative of shaky) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shakier

1. shaky [adj] - See also: shaky

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shakier

shakeout
shakeouts
shaker-upper
shaker-uppers
shakerato
shakeratos
shakeress
shakes
shakes one's head
shakes out
shaketh
shakeup
shakeups
shakey
shakhovite
shakier (current term)
shakiest
shakily
shakiness
shakinesses
shaking
shaking one's head
shaking out
shaking palsy
shaking up
shakings
shako
shakoes
shakos
shakt

Literary usage of Shakier

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Family Letters of Christina Georgina Rossetti: With Some Supplementary by Christina Georgina Rossetti, William Michael Rossetti (1908)
"... grows shakier and shakier"— the point was to find a rhyme for " shakier." Scotus and Mrs. Scott had been to see him, and I think he was expecting that ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1890)
"... for a-noor (an hour) an mare ' (more). driving pigs off. Hoppen [aop-n], pp of to hop. Hooy [uoy], a word used in Hopper -shakier [aop-u-shaak- ur'] ..."

3. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1914)
"The second postulate of the pure line theory is a much shakier one, but I must hasten to qualify the form in which it has been stated before it is disowned ..."

4. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from by Samuel Johnson, Henry John Todd, Alexander Chalmers (1824)
"To enclose within walls ; to confine ; to shut up ; to imprison. shakier arc. IMMU'SICAL. a. [in and musical.] Inharmonious; wanting proportion of sound. ..."

5. The Bookman (1899)
"... he treats with contempt—though he paints no ideal portrait of Lope-—and, indeed, the evidence seems shakier each time it is dispassionately examined. ..."

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