Word "TRICKY" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Adjective
Definition:
having concealed difficulty
Synonyms:
catchy
Examples:
a tricky recipe to follow

Part of Speech:
Adjective
Definition:
not to be trusted
Synonyms:
slippery

Part of Speech:
Adjective
Definition:
marked by skill in deception
Synonyms:
crafty, cunning, dodgy, foxy, guileful, knavish, slick, sly, tricksy, wily
Examples:
tricky Dick

Crossword Clues for TRICKY

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Clue Source Date
Heading off unwell during test is crafty The Guardian Quiptic 12 Sep 2022
Difficult to do The Telegraph Quick 12 Sep 2022
Awkward; deceitful The Times Concise 03 Sep 2022
Sensitive — difficult The Guardian Quick 24 May 2022
Difficult feature of card game ending in controversy The Guardian Quiptic 25 Apr 2022
Awkward The Guardian Speedy 10 Apr 2022
Could bridge be called this complicated? The Guardian Cryptic 31 Jan 2022
Problematic The Telegraph Quick 07 Aug 2021
Deceitful, crafty The Times Concise 25 Mar 2021
Difficult The Telegraph Quick 09 Feb 2021
Difficult test involves detective losing diamonds The Telegraph Toughie 03 Feb 2021
Is a card game so complicated? The Sun Two Speed 04 Nov 2020
Difficult The Sun Two Speed 04 Nov 2020
With 21-, 30-, 49-, 61- and 74-Across, end of a Carrie Bradshaw quote that starts 'Men in their 40s are like the New York Times Sunday crossword puzzle ...' New York Times 28 Oct 2020
Devious Eugene Sheffer 29 Aug 2020
Difficult; sly The Telegraph Quick 27 Mar 2020
Guileful Thomas Joseph 13 Feb 2020
Deceptive The Washington Post 12 Sep 2019
Deceptive LA Times Daily 12 Sep 2019
Crafty; difficult The Telegraph Quick 03 Jul 2019
Deceptive
Putting pile of hay into empty river is awkward The Sun Two Speed 14 Jan 2018
Little Richard loses head in attempt that's artful Irish Times Crosaire 21 Jun 2017
Problematic The Telegraph Quick 05 Feb 2017
Devious Wall Street Journal 16 Sep 2016
Requiring delicate handling LA Times Daily 18 Apr 2015
Devious The Chronicle of Higher Education 10 Apr 2015
Deceptive Jonesin 15 Jan 2015
Requiring delicate handling
Devious
Having a catch
Tough to figure out
Unpredictable
Devious
Devious
Hard to unravel
Deceptive
Complicated
Word spelled phonetically by the starts of 1-, 20-, 27-, 36-, 49- and 56-Across
Tough to figure out
Deceptive
Tough to figure out
Unpredictable
___ Dick (Nixon nickname)
Deceptive
Sly
Sly
Ingenious or sly
Deceptive.
Unreliable.
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