Definition of tricky


  • not to be trusted; - James Agee; "how extraordinarily slippery a liar the camera is". Synonyms: slippery.
  • having concealed difficulty; "a catchy question", "a tricky recipe to follow". Synonyms: catchy.
  • 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: crafty, cunning, dodgy, foxy, guileful, knavish, slick, sly, tricksy, wily.

Words nearby tricky

trick, tricksy.

Rhymes with tricky

dickey, dickie, dicky, hickey, mickey, picky, quickie, rickey, sticky.

More information about tricky

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • tricky is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 15 points
  • tricky is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 15 points
  • tricky is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 15 points
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