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chancy

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adjective \ˈchan(t)-sē\

Simple Definition of chancy

  • : possibly having a bad result : involving chance or risk

Full Definition of chancy

chanc·i·erchanc·i·est

  1. 1 Scottish :  bringing good luck :  auspicious

  2. 2 :  uncertain in outcome or prospect :  risky

  3. 3 :  occurring by chance :  haphazard

chanc·i·ness noun

Examples of chancy

  1. Building your own home is a chancy business.

  2. Opening a new restaurant can be chancy.



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1513

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