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English definition of “tricky”

tricky

adjective uk   /ˈtrɪk.i/ us  

tricky adjective (DIFFICULT)

B2 If a piece of work or problem is tricky, it is difficult to deal with and needs careful attention or skill: Those bird models are quite tricky to make, aren't they? I'm in a bit of a tricky situation really - whatever I do I'll offend someone.Complicated and difficult to doDifficult to understand

tricky adjective (DISHONEST)

likely to deceive people: He's a tricky character, that one.Sly and devious
(Definition of tricky from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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