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 for leaky
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Leaky \Leak"y\, a. [Compar. Leakier; superl. Leakiest.]
     1. Permitting water or other fluid to leak in or out; as, a
        leaky roof or cask; a leaky faucet.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Apt to disclose secrets; tattling; not close. [Colloq.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. (Genetics) Retaining some function; not completely
        inactivating the gene; as, substitution mutations are
        sometimes leaky; -- of mutations.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  leaky
      adj 1: permitting the unwanted passage of fluids or gases ; "a
             leaky roof"; "a leaky defense system" [ant: tight]
      2: used informally; unable to retain urine
      3: prone to communicate confidential information [syn:
         blabbermouthed, leaky, talebearing(a), tattling(a)]

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