July 18, 2021
Learner's Word of the Day
tricky /ˈtrɪki/ adjective
tricky
/ˈtrɪki/
adjective

trickier; trickiest also more tricky; most tricky

This lock is tricky to open.
This lock is tricky to open.
Learner's definition of TRICKY

1 : using or likely to use dishonest tricks

  • a tricky salesman

2 : requiring skill or caution : difficult to do or deal with

  • a tricky subject/question

  • a tricky intersection

  • The lock is tricky to open.

— trickiness ˈtrɪkinəs noun [noncount]

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