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English adjective: tricky

1. tricky not to be trusted

SamplesHow extraordinarily slippery a liar the camera is.


Similaruntrustworthy, untrusty

Antonymstrustworthy, trusty

2. tricky having concealed difficulty

SamplesA catchy question.
A tricky recipe to follow.


Similardifficult, hard


3. tricky marked by skill in deception

SamplesCunning 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.

Synonymscrafty, cunning, dodgy, foxy, guileful, knavish, slick, sly, tricksy, wily



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