Tricky definition

trĭkē
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Requiring great skill or care.
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Requiring caution or skill.

A tricky recipe.

adjective
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Given to or characterized by trickery; deceitful.
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Given to or characterized by trickery.
adjective
3
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Like a trick in deceptiveness or intricacy.
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The definition of tricky is something that must be done carefully with great skill, or someone who is known to be deceitful.

An example of something tricky is parallel parking.

An example of someone tricky is a con artist who can talk his way out of any situation.

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Hard to deal with, complicated.

They were in a tricky situation.

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Adept at using deception.

A tricky salesman can sell anything.

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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
tricky
Comparative:
trickier
Superlative:
trickiest