1. (obsolete) Leaky.
1. an accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape
- one of the tires developed a leak
2. soft watery rot in fruits and vegetables caused by fungi
Definition categories: state
3. a euphemism for urination
- he had to take a leak
Similar word(s): wetting
4. the discharge of a fluid from some container
- he had to clean up the leak
5. unauthorized (especially deliberate) disclosure of confidential information
Sentences with leak as a noun:
- a leak in a roof
- a leak in a boat
- a leak in a gas pipe
- The leak gained on the ship's pumps.
- The leaks by Chelsea Manning showed the secrets of the US military.
- The press must have learned about the plan through a leak.
- resource leak
- memory leak
- I have to take a leak.
1. tell anonymously
- The news were leaked to the paper
2. be leaked
- The news leaked out despite his secrecy
3. enter or escape as through a hole or crack or fissure
- Water leaked out of the can into the backpack
- Gas leaked into the basement
4. have an opening that allows light or substances to enter or go out
- The container leaked gasoline
- the roof leaks badly
Definition categories: change
Sentences with leak as a verb:
- The faucet has been leaking since last month.
- Someone must have leaked it to our competitors that the new product will be out soon.