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dicey

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adjective dic·ey \ˈdī-sē\

Simple Definition of dicey

  • : involving a chance that something bad or unpleasant could happen

Full Definition of dicey

dic·i·erdic·i·est

  1. :  risky, unpredictable <a dicey proposition> <dicey weather>

Examples of dicey

  1. Starting a business can be quite a dicey proposition.

  2. The weather looks a little dicey this morning. I hope it doesn't rain.



Origin of dicey

1dice + -y


First Known Use: 1950

Rhymes with dicey


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