tricksy

adjective \ ˈtrik-sē \

Definition of tricksy

tricksier; tricksiest
1 :full of tricks :prankish
2 a :difficult to cope with or handle :trying
  • a tricksy job
b archaic :having the craftiness of a trickster
3 chiefly British :ornately contrived in technique or effect
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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