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3 definitions found
 for dodgy
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  dodgy
      adj 1: of uncertain outcome; especially fraught with risk; "an
             extremely dicey future on a brave new world of liquid
             nitrogen, tar, and smog"- New Yorker [syn: chancy,
             chanceful, dicey, dodgy]
      2: marked by skill in deception; "cunning 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" [syn: crafty, cunning, dodgy, foxy,
         guileful, knavish, slick, sly, tricksy, tricky,
         wily]

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  dodgy
   adj.
  
      Syn. with flaky. Preferred outside the U.S.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  dodgy
  
     Synonym with flaky.  Preferred outside the US
  
     [{Jargon File]
  

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