Definition of shakily adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈʃeɪkɪli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃeɪkɪli//
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  1. 1while shaking and feeling weak, often because you are ill/sick, emotional or old synonym unsteadily ‘Get the doctor,’ he whispered shakily. Jill rose shakily to her feet.
  2. 2in a way that does not seem very successful synonym uncertainly The movie starts shakily but gets better.