dodgy

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adjective \ˈdä-jē\

Definition of dodgy

  1. 1 chiefly British :  evasive, tricky

  2. 2 chiefly British a :  not sound, good, or reliableb :  questionable, suspicious

  3. 3 chiefly British :  requiring skill or care in handling or coping with

dodginess

play \-nəs\ noun

Examples of dodgy in a sentence

  1. The car's got a dodgy engine.

  2. They got into a dodgy situation.

1861

First Known Use of dodgy

1861


DODGY Defined for English Language Learners

dodgy

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adjective \ˈdä-jē\

Definition of dodgy for English Language Learners

  • : false or dishonest

  • : causing a lack of trust or confidence

  • : in bad condition



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