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3 definitions found
 for tricky
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tricky \Trick"y\, a.
     Given to tricks; practicing deception; trickish; knavish.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  tricky
      adj 1: not to be trusted; "how extraordinarily slippery a liar
             the camera is"- James Agee [syn: slippery, tricky]
      2: having concealed difficulty; "a catchy question"; "a tricky
         recipe to follow" [syn: catchy, tricky]
      3: 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 Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  183 Moby Thesaurus words for "tricky":
     Herculean, Machiavellian, Machiavellic, abstruse, acute,
     ambidextrous, amoral, arch, arduous, artful, astute, awkward,
     beguiling, brutal, cagey, calculating, canny, catchy, cheating,
     chiseling, clever, collusive, complex, complicated, conscienceless,
     corrupt, corrupted, covinous, crafty, criminal, critical, crooked,
     cunning, cute, dark, debatable, deceitful, deceiving, deceptive,
     deep, deep-laid, delicate, delusive, delusory, demanding,
     designing, devious, difficile, difficult, diplomatic, dishonest,
     dishonorable, double, double-dealing, doubtful, dubious,
     duplicitous, evasive, exacting, fallacious, false, falsehearted,
     feline, felonious, finagling, fishy, formidable, foxy, fraudulent,
     furtive, guileful, hairy, hallucinatory, hard, hard-earned,
     hard-fought, hazardous, iffy, ill-got, ill-gotten, illusive,
     illusory, immoral, indirect, ingenious, insidious, intricate,
     inventive, jawbreaking, knotted, knotty, knowing, laborious, mean,
     misleading, no picnic, not easy, not kosher, operose, pawky,
     perfidious, playful, politic, prankish, pranksome, pranky,
     precarious, questionable, quirky, ready, resourceful, rigorous,
     risky, rocky, roguish, rotten, rough, rugged, scheming, sensitive,
     serpentine, set with thorns, severe, shady, shameless, sharp,
     shifty, shrewd, sinister, slick, slippery, sly, smooth, snaky,
     sneaky, sophistical, spiny, sportive, stealthy, steep, sticky,
     strategic, strenuous, subtile, subtle, supple, surreptitious,
     suspicious, tactical, thorny, ticklish, toilsome, touch-and-go,
     touchy, tough, treacherous, trick, trickish, tricksy, two-faced,
     uncertain, unconscienced, unconscientious, unconscionable,
     undependable, underhand, underhanded, unethical, unfair, unjust,
     unprincipled, unsavory, unscrupulous, unsportsmanlike,
     unstraightforward, uphill, vulpine, waggish, wary, wicked, wily,
     without remorse, without shame
  
  

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