5 letter word starting with shak

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
shake obs. p. p. of Shake., To cause to move with quick or violent vibrations; to move rapidly one way and the other; to make to tremble or shiver; to agitate., Fig.: To move from firmness; to weaken the stability of; to cause to waver; to impair the resolution of., To give a tremulous tone to; to trill; as, to shake a note in music., To move or remove by agitating; to throw off by a jolting or vibrating motion; to rid one’s self of; — generally with an adverb, as off, out, etc.; as, to shake fruit down from a tree., To be agitated with a waving or vibratory motion; to tremble; to shiver; to quake; to totter., The act or result of shaking; a vacillating or wavering motion; a rapid motion one way and other; a trembling, quaking, or shivering; agitation., A fissure or crack in timber, caused by its being dried too suddenly., A fissure in rock or earth., A rapid alternation of a principal tone with another represented on the next degree of the staff above or below it; a trill., One of the staves of a hogshead or barrel taken apart., A shook of staves and headings., The redshank; — so called from the nodding of its head while on the ground.
shako noun A kind of military cap or headdress.
shaky superl. Shaking or trembling; as, a shaky spot in a marsh; a shaky hand., Full of shakes or cracks; cracked; as, shaky timber., Easily shaken; tottering; unsound; as, a shaky constitution; shaky business credit.