sticky wicket definition by Webster's New World
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- Cricket the playing area between the wickets when it is damp and hence sticky and slow
- Chiefly Brit., Informal a difficult or awkward situation
sticky wicket definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A difficult or embarrassing problem or situation.