adjective dic·ey \ˈdī-sē\

: involving a chance that something bad or unpleasant could happen


Full Definition of DICEY

:  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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