dicey

adjective dic·ey \ ˈdī-sē \
Updated on: 20 Apr 2018

Definition of dicey

dicier; diciest
: risky, unpredictable
  • a dicey proposition
  • dicey weather

Examples of dicey in a Sentence

  1. Starting a business can be quite a dicey proposition.

  2. The weather looks a little dicey this morning. I hope it doesn't rain.

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Origin and Etymology of dicey

1dice + -y


DICEY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of dicey for English Language Learners

  • : involving a chance that something bad or unpleasant could happen


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