from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Likely to break or fall apart; shaky.
- adj. Feeble with age; infirm.
- adj. Of, having, or resembling rickets.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of an object: not strong or sturdy, as because of poor construction or upkeep; not safe or secure; giddy; shaky.
- adj. Of a person: feeble in the joints; tottering.
- adj. Affected with or suffering from rickets.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Affected with rickets.
- adj. Feeble in the joints; imperfect; weak; shaky.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Affected with rickets.
- Feeble in the joints; tottering; infirm; hence, in general, shaky; liable to fall or collapse, as a table, chair, bridge, etc.; figuratively, ill-sustained; weak.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
- adj. inclined to shake as from weakness or defect
- adj. affected with, suffering from, or characteristic of rickets
From rickets.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)