What does tricky mean?

Definitions for tricky
ˈtrɪk itricky

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. slippery, tricky(adj)

    not to be trusted

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

  2. catchy, tricky(adj)

    having concealed difficulty

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

  3. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. tricky(Adjective)

    hard to deal with, complicated

    They were in a tricky situation.

  2. tricky(Adjective)

    adept at using deception

    A tricky salesman can sell anything.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tricky(adj)

    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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How to say tricky in sign language?

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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. Morningstar Inc:

    It was a really tricky market where it was easy to get tripped up, i wouldn't be surprised to see more closures if it continues to be a challenging environment.

  2. Steve Lehmann:

    It can be very tricky, especially searching from the air. It's a needle in a haystack out there.

  3. Graeme McDowell:

    The golf course is firm and fast and really tricky and better for guys like me and Jim Furyk, rather than the usual Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroys that play well around Firestone, it really requires a lot of grinding.

  4. 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.

  5. Jennifer Aniston:

    I think it's a known fact that sequels can be tricky, they can go pretty downhill, and we really didn't want that to happen because we love this so much, i love this is ... being as outrageous as possible.

Images & Illustrations of tricky

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Translations for tricky

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  • صعبArabic
  • 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
  • նենգոտArmenian
  • pericoloso, ingannevole, insidioso, difficileItalian
  • 狡猾Japanese
  • 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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