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shaky

US [ˈʃeɪki]
UK ['ʃeɪki]
  • adj.颤抖的;颤巍巍的;不稳固的;不牢靠的
  • Web摇晃的;不可靠的;动摇
Comparative Degree:shakier  Superlative:shakiest  
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adj.
1.
颤抖的;颤巍巍的shaking and feeling weak because you are ill/sick, emotional or old
Her voice sounded shaky on the phone.
电话里她的声音听着发颤。
The old man was very shaky on his feet.
老人站在那儿,颤巍巍的。
2.
不稳固的;不牢靠的;摇晃的;不确切的not firm or safe; not certain
That ladder looks a little shaky.
这梯子看来不大牢靠。
Her memories of the accident are a little shaky.
那次事故她记不太清楚了。
The protesters are on shaky ground(= it is not certain that their claims are valid) .
抗议者未必站得住脚。
3.
不大出色的;成问题的;可能失败的not seeming very successful; likely to fail
Business is looking shaky at the moment.
从目前看,业务举步维艰。
After a shaky start, they fought back to win 3–2.
他们开局不顺,但最终以 3:2 反败为胜。

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