What does Tricky mean?

Definitions for Tricky
ˈtrɪk itrick·y

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slippery, trickyadjective

    not to be trusted

    "how extraordinarily slippery a liar the camera is"- James Agee

  2. catchy, trickyadjective

    having concealed difficulty

    "a catchy question"; "a tricky recipe to follow"

  3. crafty, cunning, dodgy, foxy, guileful, knavish, slick, sly, tricksy, tricky, wilyadjective

    marked by skill in deception

    "cunning men often pass for wise"; "deep political machinations"; "a foxy scheme"; "a slick evasive answer"; "sly as a fox"; "tricky Dick"; "a wily old attorney"

Wiktionary

  1. trickyadjective

    hard to deal with, complicated

    They were in a tricky situation.

  2. trickyadjective

    adept at using deception

    A tricky salesman can sell anything.

ChatGPT

  1. tricky

    Tricky is an adjective that describes something that is complicated, difficult to comprehend, deal with, or solve due to the presence of hidden complexities or problems. It could also refer to a person or situation that is deceitful or crafty in nature, attempting to manipulate or mislead others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trickyadjective

    given to tricks; practicing deception; trickish; knavish

Wikidata

  1. Tricky

    Tricky is an English musician and actor. As a producer and a musician, he is noted for a dark, rich and layered sound and a whispering sprechgesang lyrical style. Culturally, Tricky blends different styles, particularly in his musical fusion of rock and hip hop, high art and pop culture. His debut album Maxinquaye was nominated for the Mercury Prize and voted Album of the Year by NME Magazine.

Suggested Resources

  1. tricky

    Song lyrics by tricky -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by tricky on the Lyrics.com website.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tricky in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tricky in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Tricky in a Sentence

  1. Linda Gutierrez:

    You can’t not have farmers because you need food, but we have to have water in order to survive, there’s a very tricky balance to establish. Right now, if they don’t irrigate, we have water, but also a year from now we have no food.

  2. Michael DePalma:

    The Fed's entirely possible The Fed could have to raise rates, what's tricky is that inflation is a process. It doesn't turn on a dime. It has to work its way through.

  3. Scotland Dustin Johnson:

    It felt like it played very easy out there, got a little tricky coming in, but the first 11 holes couldn't have played any easier.

  4. Brian Laundrie:

    Without more evidence…it could be tricky.

  5. Lauren Ralph:

    It can be tricky to ensure a reliable supply of contraceptives in sub-Saharan Africa, removing Depo-Provera doesn’t mean the women will have immediate access to other methods of birth control that are as effective. Ultimately, decisions around which birth control method to use should be made between a woman and her healthcare provider.

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  • صعبArabic
  • knifflig, heikel, gerissen, schwierigGerman
  • δυσνόητος, περίπλοκος, μπερδεμένοςGreek
  • dificultoso, dificultosa, difícilSpanish
  • petlik, täbar, keeruline, kavalEstonian
  • tukala, hankala, ovela, juonikasFinnish
  • épineux, retors, malin, rusée, complexe, délicat, compliqué, ruséFrench
  • նենգոտArmenian
  • difficile, pericoloso, insidioso, ingannevoleItalian
  • 狡猾Japanese
  • 교활한Korean
  • ancipiti captioni isseLatin
  • netelige, listige, listig, neteligDutch
  • complicada, complicadoPortuguese
  • щекотливый, каверзный, оборотистый, ловкий, пронырливыйRussian
  • listig, lurig, knepig, meckigSwedish
  • güç, aldatıcı, kurnaz, zorTurkish

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