Definition of ramshackly in English:

ramshackly

adjective

  • 1Especially of a building, structure, or vehicle: = "ramshackle".

  • 2Of a person, action, etc.: = "ramshackle".

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Reade (1814–1884), novelist and playwright. Either from ramshackle + -y, after rickety, shaky, or a blend of ramshackle and shackly.

Pronunciation

ramshackly

/ˈramˌʃakli/