Adjective "leakers" definition and examples

(Leakers may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈliːkə/

Definitions and examples

noun

  1. 'What the health of the Republic requires, in other words, may not be a new crop of leakers and whistleblowers, or a fresh young generation of Woodwards and Bernsteins - or even a more independent, aggressive media.'
  2. '‘I have no idea whether we'll find out who the leaker is, partially because, in all due respect to your profession, you do a very good job of protecting the leakers,’ he said.'

More definitions

1. an unintended hole, crack, or the like, through which liquid, gas, light, etc., enters or escapes: a leak in the roof.

2. an act or instance of leaking.

3. any means of unintended entrance or escape.

4. Electricity. the loss of current from a conductor, usually resulting from poor insulation.

5. a disclosure of secret, especially official, information, as to the news media, by an unnamed source. verb (used without object)

6. to let a liquid, gas, light, etc., enter or escape

More examples(as adjective)

"identifications can be leakers."

Origin

(leak)