HyperDic: tricky

English > 3 senses of the word tricky:
ADJECTIVEalltricky, slipperynot to be trusted
alltricky, catchyhaving concealed difficulty
alltricky, crafty, cunning, dodgy, foxy, guileful, knavish, slick, sly, tricksy, wilymarked by skill in deception
tricky > pronunciation
Soundstrih'kiy
Rhymesachy ... yucky: 142 rhymes with kiy...
English > tricky: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot to be trusted.
Synonymslippery
Broaderuntrustworthy, untrustynot worthy of trust / trust or belief
Spanishastuto, engañoso, tramposo
Catalanastut, enganyós, trampós
Nounstrickinessthe quality of being a slippery rascal
English > tricky: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving concealed difficulty.
Example "a tricky recipe to follow"
Synonymcatchy
Broaderdifficult, hardnot easy
Nounstrickinessthe quality of requiring skill or caution
English > tricky: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningmarked by skill in deception.
Example "tricky Dick"
Synonymscrafty, cunning, dodgy, foxy, guileful, knavish, slick, sly, tricksy, wily
Broaderartfulmarked by skill in achieving a desired end especially with cunning or craft
Spanishartero, astuto, bellaco, ladino, pícaro, sagaz, socarrón, taimado
Catalanastut, bergant, murri, sagaç, sorneguer
Nounstricka cunning or deceitful action or device
trickinessthe quality of being a slippery rascal
Adverbstrickilyin an artful manner

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