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Definitions for Tricky
ˈtrɪk iTrick·y

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Tricky.

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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trickyadjective

    given to tricks; practicing deception; trickish; knavish

Freebase

  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.

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    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. Thailand Michael Hoey:

    I know the course is scoreable because there's not a lot of rough, but the wind picks up and the last few holes were tricky today, we probably had 10 or 11 holes with not much wind, which was the advantage of teeing off early. But the last few holes were tricky.

  2. Englishman Fleetwood:

    Expectation's a tricky thing. It's clearly the next step for me to win over here, but winning's not easy and I've just got to keep plodding away.

  3. Gael Monfils:

    He's always tricky and has improved a lot on hard court. I think he's playing great at the moment, so I just have to be myself, try to figure out with my coach a good way to beat him. I feel fine physically, so that will help.

  4. Ann Li:

    I had to kind of step back, i was in Orlando and took some time and really wanted to heal fully, because an ab is a tricky spot. I had some good preparation on the clay there and when I came here I was really excited.

  5. Donna Orender:

    I think that what we wanted was to give the girls the chance to get a step up on us, that they would be able to have insights and learnings and connections that we didn't have at their age that would enable them to navigate a world that is pretty rough and tumble and tricky but full of positives and possibles, we don't want them to have to say' I wish I would have known,'.

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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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