: a difficult or delicate problem or situation
Examples of STICKY WICKET
- It's a bit of a sticky wicket.
- She was on a sticky wicket when she saw her friend steal the fund-raiser money.
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Related to STICKY WICKET
- bind, box, catch-22, corner, dilemma, fix, hole, impasse, jackpot [chiefly West], jam, mire, pickle, quagmire, rabbit hole, rattrap, spot, predicament, swamp
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