Simple Definition of tricky
: using or likely to use dishonest tricks
: requiring skill or caution : difficult to do or deal with
Full Definition of tricky
Examples of tricky in a sentence
The lock is tricky to open.
<a tricky musical passage for the woodwind section>
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Synonym Discussion of tricky
TRICKY Defined for Kids
Definition of tricky for Students
1 : requiring special care and skill <Opening the lock is tricky.>
2 : likely to use tricks
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