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Definition of tricky adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (trickier, trickiest)
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  1. 1difficult to do or deal with a tricky situation Getting it to fit exactly is a tricky business. The equipment can be tricky to install.
  2. 2(of people) intelligent and skillful but likely to trick you synonym crafty
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: tricky