Examples of dodgy in a Sentence
The car's got a dodgy engine.
They got into a dodgy situation.
Recent Examples of dodgy from the Web
From the protests around the Iranian elections of 2009 onwards, the role of Facebook and Twitter in political uprisings in dodgy countries had been prominent and celebrated.
Forget China’s debt binge, piles of bad loans and billions in dodgy investment products, investors have fallen in love with Chinese banks again.
Everyone takes dodgy deductions, so why not just eliminate taxes?
The earl became Britain’s answer to Judge Crater, the dodgy American jurist who disappeared in 1930 after leaving a restaurant near Times Square.
Why was Stamets so dodgy and what exactly is this new travel technology?
Staying in a hotel in Canary Wharf, a number of key players became violently ill after eating what was identified as dodgy lasagne.
Watanabe, sales manager at Los Angeles' International Marine Products on a dodgy block at East Seventh and South San Pedro, is not exaggerating.
Looking to make a splash for the premiere of her new NBC show, Kelly, the popular former Fox News anchor, was game in her two encounters with the feisty, dodgy Russian president.
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First Known Use of dodgy
Synonymscatchy, delicate, difficult, tricky [chiefly British], hairy, knotty, nasty, prickly, problematic (also problematical), sensitive, spiny, sticky, thorny, ticklish, touchy, tough, tricksy
Antonymsartless, guileless, ingenuous, innocent, undesigning
Related Wordsabstract, abstruse, complex, complicated, hard, intricate, involved, recondite, serious; problem, scabrous, stubborn, troublesome, troublous, vexatious, vexing, worrisome; burdensome, demanding, discommoding, exacting, exhausting, importunate, inconvenient, onerous, oppressive, painful, stressful
Near Antonymseasy, effortless, manageable, painless, simple, straightforward, uncomplicated, undemanding, unproblematic
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