chancy

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adjective \ˈchan(t)-sē\

Definition of chancy

chancier

chanciest

  1. 1 Scottish :  bringing good luck :  auspicious

  2. 2 :  uncertain in outcome or prospect :  risky

  3. 3 :  occurring by chance :  haphazard

chanciness

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Examples of chancy in a sentence

  1. Building your own home is a chancy business.

  2. Opening a new restaurant can be chancy.

1513

First Known Use of chancy

1513


CHANCY Defined for English Language Learners

chancy

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adjective \ˈchan(t)-sē\

Definition of chancy for English Language Learners

  • : possibly having a bad result : involving chance or risk


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