Examples of sticky wicket in a Sentence
It's a bit of a sticky wicket.
She was on a sticky wicket when she saw her friend steal the fund-raiser money.
First Known Use of sticky wicket
sticky wicket Synonyms
Synonymsbind, box, catch-22, corner, dilemma, fix, hole, impasse, jackpot [chiefly West], jam, mire, pickle, quagmire, rabbit hole, rattrap, spot, predicament, swamp
Related Wordsdifficulty, node; hot water, soup; pinch, plight, quandary, scrape, trouble; deadlock, halt, logjam, stalemate, standstill; clutch, crisis, crossroad, emergency, exigency, juncture, strait
STICKY WICKET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sticky wicket for English Language Learners
: a difficult situation
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