tricksy

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adjective \ˈtrik-sē\

Definition of tricksy

tricksier

;

tricksiest

  1. 1 :  full of tricks :  prankish

  2. 2a :  difficult to cope with or handle :  trying a tricksy jobb archaic :  having the craftiness of a trickster

  3. 3 chiefly British :  ornately contrived in technique or effect

  4. 4 archaic :  smartly attired :  spruce

tricksiness

noun

Examples of tricksy in a Sentence

  1. it's a bit tricksy to have a candid conversation with the company president without appearing to be either presumptuous or obsequious

  2. a tricksy provocateur who will make the most outrageous statements just to get a reaction

Origin and Etymology of tricksy

tricks, plural of trick



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