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English adjective: chancy

1. chancy of uncertain outcome; especially fraught with risk


SamplesAn extremely dicey future on a brave new world of liquid nitrogen, tar, and smog.


Synonymschanceful, dicey, dodgy


Similardangerous, unsafe


Antonymssafe

2. chancy subject to accident or chance or change


SamplesA chancy appeal at best.
Getting that job was definitely fluky.
A fluky wind.
An iffy proposition.


Synonymsflukey, fluky, iffy


Similaruncertain


Domain usagecolloquialism


Antonymssure, certain









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