- (British) IPA: /ˈɹɪk.ɪ.ti/, /ˈɹɪk.e.ti/
rickety (comparative ricketier, superlative ricketiest)
- 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.
- Of a person: feeble in the joints; tottering.
- The rickety old man hardly managed to climb the stairs.
- Affected with or suffering from rickets.
- (not held or fixed securely and likely to fall over) precarious, unsteady, shaky, tottering, unsafe, unstable, wobbly, giddy
- French: branlant, délabré, boiteux
- German: wackelig
- Italian: traballante
- Portuguese: precário
- Russian: ве́тхий
- Spanish: enclenque