Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

adj. - Marked by skill in deception; Having concealed difficulty; Not to be trusted.

Usage examples (37)
  • Wait until you hear him respond to what he called a tricky question.
  • Whoever coined the term tricky-dicky must have sensed that the combination would hit hard.
  • Anything remotely tricky is met with a battery of lies.
  • What's tricky is that colic and reflux can occur together. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.