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Synonyms for TRICKY
ˈtrɪk iTRICKY

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slippery, trickyadjective

    not to be trusted

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

    Synonyms:
    dodgy, catchy, tricky, cunning, knavish, sly, guileful, wily, foxy, crafty, slippy, slick, tricksy, slippery

    Antonyms:
    trustworthy, trusty, easy, artless

  2. catchy, trickyadjective

    having concealed difficulty

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

    Synonyms:
    dodgy, catchy, tricky, cunning, knavish, sly, attention-getting, guileful, wily, foxy, crafty, slick, tricksy, slippery

    Antonyms:
    easy, trustworthy, trusty, artless

  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"

    Synonyms:
    tricksy, slippery, cunning, silky, clever, dicey, slick, sly, cute, satiny, chancy, sleek, catchy, ingenious, chanceful, pat, crafty, silklike, wily, guileful, knavish, dodgy, silken, glib, tricky, foxy

    Antonyms:
    artless, trustworthy, trusty, easy

Editors Contribution

  1. sneaky

    to do something different than said

    you will take a cookie when no one is looking

    Submitted by GallowayKitten on May 2, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. trickyadjective

    Synonyms:
    TRICKISH

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. trickyadjective

    Synonyms:
    trickish, knavish, unprincipled, treacherous

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "tricky":

    delicate, thorny, difficult, sensitive, complicated, complex, awkward

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Tricky":

    Adrian Thaws, Starving Souls, Adrian Nicholas Matthews Thaws, Tricky Kid

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How to use TRICKY in a sentence?

  1. Marco Rubio by 1 point:

    John Kasich will unveil an entitlement reform package on Thursday in Nashua, setting the tone for tricky conversation about entitlement reform in the GOP presidential primary.

  2. Nadif Jama:

    They cross the border here and then say they are killing non-Muslims. That is a tricky way of doing business.

  3. Andrew Sheehy of Generator Research:

    We're looking at a major technological revolution of a similar magnitude to the mobile revolution, vERY TRICKY.

  4. Bubba Watson:

    We had a couple putts that broke one way but the wind was coming the other way, so it made it very tricky.

  5. Sarah Ash Combs:

    Short of getting a test, I would say it's really tricky to distinguish right now, we need to just treat cold-ish symptoms in pretty much the same bucket.


Translations for TRICKY

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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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