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English definition of “dodgy”

dodgy

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

dodgy adjective (NOT HONEST)

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

dodgy adjective (NOT RELIABLE)

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: Careful - that chair's a bit dodgy. Ever since the accident I've had this dodgy leg.
(Definition of dodgy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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