sticky wicket

noun

Definition of sticky wicket 

: a difficult or delicate problem or situation

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

1950, in the meaning defined above

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sticky wicket

noun

English Language Learners Definition of sticky wicket

: a difficult situation

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