Translation of "dodgy" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈdɒdʒ.i/ us /ˈdɑː.dʒi/ UK informal


a dodgy deal
They got involved with a dodgy businessman and lost all their savings.

likely to fail or cause problems

The weather might be a bit dodgy at this time of year.
I can’t come in to work today – I’ve got a bit of a dodgy stomach.
It was a dodgy situation.

likely to break or cause pain

precario, fastidioso
Careful – that chair’s a bit dodgy.
Ever since the accident I’ve had this dodgy leg.

(Translation of “dodgy” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)