One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘we went carefully up the rickety stairs’
shaky, unsteady, unsound, unsafe, tottering, crumbling, decaying, disintegrating, tumbledown, broken-down, dilapidated, ramshackle, derelict, ruinous, falling to pieces, decrepit
informal shambly, geriatric
North American informal shacky
NZ Australian informal rumpty
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