Simple Definition of dicey
: involving a chance that something bad or unpleasant could happen
Examples of dicey
Starting a business can be quite a dicey proposition.
The weather looks a little dicey this morning. I hope it doesn't rain.
Origin of dicey
1dice + -y
First Known Use: 1950
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