What does tricky mean?

Definitions for tricky
ˈtrɪk itricky

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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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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. Cortney Harding:

    I think it's going to be tricky because the music app is separate from YouTube Red, plus they have other separate apps, if I'm a casual user I'm going to find that confusing.

  2. Randi Bangerter:

    At first, it was kind of tricky to learn how to do everything, but we kind of picked it up as we went and now we're really good at making them, our whole My Girl Scout troop was there to drop off the supplies. Our principal cried a little bit because she was so happy.

  3. Rory McIlroy:

    The conditions were obviously very tricky from the start. You know, from the first hole, it was always going to be a day like that, i feel like I salvaged something out of the round the last couple holes, but it was just a day to keep trying, not to give up.

  4. American Furyk:

    So far, I've been fortunate but we all know in this sport that it can be short-lived, if something happens to the back or whatever it may be, it's a tricky slope. I'm just thankful for the very healthy years that I've had and I do the best to get as many more as I can.

  5. Justin Rose:

    Got a bit tricky this afternoon, i didnt pay too much attention to this mornings scores. Saw a scoreboard at one points 9 (under), 8, 7s, 6s and I knew it was on. This golf course, if youre playing well, you can take it on and challenge it. ... If youre not 100 percent on your game, you have to play conservatively.

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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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