sticky wicket


sticky wicket

noun

: a difficult situation

Full Definition of STICKY WICKET

:  a difficult or delicate problem or situation

Examples of STICKY WICKET

  1. It's a bit of a sticky wicket.
  2. She was on a sticky wicket when she saw her friend steal the fund-raiser money.

First Known Use of STICKY WICKET

1882

Rhymes with STICKY WICKET

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