Definition of tricky
trickilyplay \ˈtri-kə-lē\ adverb
trickinessplay \ˈtri-kē-nəs\ noun
Examples of tricky in a sentence
The lock is tricky to open.
a tricky musical passage for the woodwind section
First Known Use of tricky
Synonym Discussion of tricky
TRICKY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tricky for English Language Learners
: using or likely to use dishonest tricks
: requiring skill or caution : difficult to do or deal with
TRICKY Defined for Kids
Definition of tricky for Students
1 : requiring special care and skill Opening the lock is tricky.
2 : likely to use tricks
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