• (British) IPA: /ˈɹɪk.ɪ.ti/, /ˈɹɪk.e.ti/

rickety (comparative ricketier, superlative ricketiest)

  1. Of an object: not strong or sturdy, as because of poor construction or upkeep; not safe or secure.
    He hesitated about climbing such a small, rickety ladder.
  2. Of a person: feeble in the joints; tottering.
    The rickety old man hardly managed to climb the stairs.
  3. Affected with or suffering from rickets.
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