not to be trusted
"how extraordinarily slippery a liar the camera is"- James Agee
having concealed difficulty
"a catchy question"; "a tricky recipe to follow"
crafty, cunning, dodgy, foxy, guileful, knavish, slick, sly, tricksy, tricky, wily(adj)
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"
hard to deal with, complicated
They were in a tricky situation.
adept at using deception
A tricky salesman can sell anything.
given to tricks; practicing deception; trickish; knavish
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.
Song lyrics by tricky -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by tricky on the Lyrics.com website.
The numerical value of Tricky in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Tricky in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of Tricky in a Sentence
Self-denial mostly executes a tricky way, for self-presentation, as an authentic personality.
The greens are tricky, for me, I don't know, I've always struggled reading them. But I hit some really nice putts and I played really solid.
So that’s a tricky thing when you’re out in public, ’cause then people are like, you know, they think that’s wrong or something, but I find nothing wrong with a spanking.
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,'.
No doubt it's not impossible but given the complexity of some of these issues and the relatively recent date on which the Prime Minister sent his (renegotiation) letter, it's not going to be easy, we'll see where we are before the European Council meeting on December 17. If that's not possible we will go into next year and the next scheduled European Council is in February and that gives us a few more weeks to work on these very tricky issues.
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Translations for Tricky
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- gerissen, schwierig, heikel, kniffligGerman
- δυσνόητος, μπερδεμένος, περίπλοκοςGreek
- dificultoso, difícil, dificultosaSpanish
- petlik, keeruline, täbar, kavalEstonian
- tukala, juonikas, hankala, ovelaFinnish
- malin, délicat, retors, complexe, compliqué, rusée, épineux, ruséFrench
- pericoloso, ingannevole, insidioso, difficileItalian
- ancipiti captioni isseLatin
- netelige, netelig, listige, listigDutch
- complicada, complicadoPortuguese
- пронырливый, щекотливый, каверзный, оборотистый, ловкийRussian
- knepig, meckig, lurig, listigSwedish
- aldatıcı, kurnaz, zor, güçTurkish
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