it's a bit tricksy to have a candid conversation with the company president without appearing to be either presumptuous or obsequious
a tricksy provocateur who will make the most outrageous statements just to get a reaction
Recent Examples on the WebSuch films sometimes feel like tricksy technical experiments.
The Economist, 18 June 2020
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